Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Promise of a collaborative foreign policy and focus on land reforms at home provide a glimmer of hope for new Colombian president Juan Santos's administration.
Since it helps fund and train Colombia's Department of Administrative Security, Washington might be implicated in its scandals.
The Colombian president is on his way out. But he wants to make sure to lock in a confrontational approach toward Venezuela.
No matter what comes to mind when you think of Latin America, "Resilience," the photography exhibition at the Instituto Cervantes, will challenge long-held concepts, ideas and stereotypes of this vast and diverse region.
Obama's climate change guy Todd Stern has just wrapped up a tour of Latin America. It wasn't vacation: more like a critical lobbying opportunity.
Those who most need to hear alternative points of view on drug policies turn a deaf ear to those most affected by them.
Why has the United States dispatched a massive force to Costa Rica of all places?
An overwhelming majority of Americans (84 percent) believe they have a responsibility to help Haiti. That's what a CBS poll tells us. But how much of this benevolence is media-driven, and how much represents a core belief of American attitudes toward foreign aid?
Supporting the Colossus of the North can be a lonely business
The similarities between the Israeli government and El Salavador's junta in the eighties are eerily similar -- as is U.S. support for them.