Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
To conservatives, the Drug War is as deserving of uncritical support as any other war we're losing.
President Obama's speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
With a slim majority in Congress and a still-strong conservative opposition, Ollanta Humala may well find it difficult to implement even his moderate program of change.
Ollanta Humala's victory over Keiko Fujimori represents the triumph of hope over fear.
First, Ollanta Humala needs to calm the roiled political waters of Peru.
Would a Peru court free former President Fujimori, a convicted human-rights felon?
United States fears losing Peru to camp of Venezuela, Bolivia, et al; backs Fujimori for president.
Many support Ollanta Humala to prevent the return, in the form of his daughter, of former President Alberto Fujimori's human rights abuses.
Many in Peru take Keiko Fujimori's candidacy for the presidency personal.
Peru's upcoming presidential elections is as intriguing as the United States in 2012 is not.