Regions / Chile
With the U.S. Congress deadlocked over trade, Chile's progressive new government may be able to win new protections and increase transparency in the TPP talks.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Washington hues to 50-year-old convention for abolishing a centuries-old indigenous practice.
Gen. August Pinochet was Chile's dark sun.
Democracy, market forces, and religious apostasy aren't determining factors in the scores Chile and Haiti notched in this grim competition.
Two earthquakes have shaken the Latin American country. The political one might have greater long-term impact.
The emergency has brought to light problems that will have serious consequences for the neoliberal business model.
Chile has been a reliable U.S. ally in Latin America. The presidential elections might further cement the alliance.
There's no reason to build monuments of a man responsible for terror, death, and the destruction of democracy.