Regions / Colombia
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.
Colombia is widely regarded as the world's most dangerous place to be a trade union member.
The agreement signed by Colombia and the United States may drive impoverished farmers to grow coca and strengthen FARC.
Colombian history has been defined by violence and this article examines the controversial issue of gun-control in a country with high homicide rates.
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
If the U.S. and Latin American governments don't respond to outraged reactions to the Drug War, they may have another war on their hands -- with their own enraged citizens.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
Rewarding body count, during wartime or not, is a recipe for mass murder.
A tale of two helicopters.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.