Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
"Child abuse and war should almost always be mentioned in the same sentence."
Brazil is a front-runner for a seat in a restructured UN Security Council.
If the U.S. and Latin American governments don't respond to outraged reactions to the Drug War, they may have another war on their hands -- with their own enraged citizens.
Whether of necessity or not, education takes a back seat to basic needs in Haiti.
New Haitian President Michael Martelly may be hitting the right notes, but Haitians have seen politicians break plenty of promises before.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
Haiti is the latest victim of what Naomi Klein labeled the "Shock Doctrine."
If new Peruvian President Ollanta Humala institutes aggressive policies that threaten coca production and leave behind piles of bodies, his political future will be in doubt.
President Hugo Chavez inspired many in Venezuela with his return in time for its bicentennial.