Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
At the same time that the United States is praising democracy in the Middle East, it is helping to suppress it in Honduras.
Except for populist Ollanta Humala, Peru's presidential candidates leave the public cold.
At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.
Over the years, Texaco, now owned by Chevron, dumped nearly 20 billion gallons of toxic sludge in the jungle.
A free-trade agreement that floods Colombia with cheap U.S.-produced grains could drive farmers to coca production.
"Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up" addresses a terrorism campaign against Cuba orchestrated from U.S. soil, with complicity from the U.S. government.
Rewarding body count, during wartime or not, is a recipe for mass murder.
A tale of two helicopters.
A humble political scientist created the world's most widely used strategies for toppling authoritarian regimes.