Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
As the tide of American empire recedes, the Golden Arches remain in place.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
During the Cold War, the CIA did everything it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, but women are at the forefront of the recovery.
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
American intervention was one factor leading to the Chilean coup—but unrest on the part of middle-class Chileans was another.
The U.S. and Mexican government’s prioritization of border security over human security has had dire consequences that must be discussed at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migration.