Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Ecuador is marketing its lush rainforest to North American tourists. But there won't be much left if it drills for oil there.
The death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was certainly suspicious. But that doesn't prove a thing about his charges against Iran.
I called Henry Kissinger a war criminal to his face. Here's why.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
Five years after the devastating earthquake, has Haiti fallen into de facto dictatorship?
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
As one cold war thaws, another refreezes.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court undid its historic genocide ruling in 2013. The trial is set to resume on January 5, but faces last-ditch efforts to derail it.