Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
The Costa Rican government approves deployment of U.S. Coast Guard.
Washington hues to 50-year-old convention for abolishing a centuries-old indigenous practice.
Admission of a Brazilian dissident to the U.S. not as magnanimous as it looks.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
They did it! After pre-announcing that no major decisions would result from Cancun talks and nearly two weeks of debates and discussions, the army of international climate change negotiators reached an agreement fully in line with the low expectations for it.
Repeal of DADT came with a catch.
Venezuela tests the fast-food waters.
Conflicts between state and federal security agencies in Mexico exacerbate the situation.
Crime syndicates and militias need to provide benefits to communities to survive.
Cancun promises to be calm to a fault.