Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Pope Francis' passivity in the face of the brutal Argentine military government fails to inspire confidence.
An Argentinian fatwa, a blustering Saddam Hussein.
Jorge Bergoglio may have acted cowardly during Argentina's Dirty War, but at least he addresses the growing gap between the rich and poor.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio's election to the papacy further tarnishes the position -- and the Church.
His dalliances with the likes of Gaddafi and Assad may have soured the Arab public on a figure with whom it was disposed to be sympathetic.
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
Comparing Hugo Chavez's accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice's looking glass.
Hugo Chavez put an end to the reign of neoliberal IMF policies that had impoverished the masses of Latin America.
In one region of the world - in this century at least - the sun never rose on US-choreographed torture.
Migration is one of the best mechanisms for reducing poverty.