The detention by Indonesian police on July 20 of 15 human rights activists and six negotiators for the Free Aceh Movement (Gerakan Aceh Merdeka or GAM) could portend a polarization of the conflict between government and rebel forces at the height of the p
The inability of the Colombian State to control its national territory and diverse armed groups is perceived to pose a threat to the other countries of the Andean region.
In Russia today we are seeing only the first stage in the creation of a new democratic movement.
What do Fox and Bush mean when they say they want progress on NAFTA?
In the coming weeks, Congress will begin to debate the wisdom of sending a billion additional dollars to the Andes region of South America.
U.S. President George W. Bush and his Mexican counterpart Vicente Fox are cooking up a new guestworker program to absorb the thickening flow of Mexicans willing to put their lives on the line to bust onto the bottom rungs of the decelerating U.S. economy.
With the diplomatic umbrella of France and the United States protecting the monarchy from its international obligations, it now appears that Baker will soon be recommending that the UN drop the idea for a plebiscite and replace it with a settlement provid
One of the most controversial "structural adjustment" policies promoted by the World Bank and the IMF is the imposition of user fees on primary healthcare and education
Free trade isn't all that it's cracked up to be.
After handshakes and statements of good will, the two sides will return home, each with its own fish to fry elsewhere.