Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
Hillary Clinton's Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
Central American children fleeing poverty and gang violence are refugees—often from situations U.S. policies have helped to create—and they should be treated as such.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.