Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Instead of encouraging Cuban doctors to defect, the United States should be working with them to stop the spread of Ebola.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
Haiti’s late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong Diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
Bolivia has found a way to cut coca production without sacrificing the leaf's cultural importance or cracking down on small growers. But Washington's not having it.