Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Discouragement is already in the air in the lead-up to the Cancun talks, but hope must stay on the table.
Kirchner was one of the few global south leaders to successfully challenge international financial institutions, and get away with it.
Invading Nicaragua for its transgressions against Costa Rica is a little, uh, premature.
President Obama's signed executive order to close Guantanamo has gone nowhere -- nor have cases of those awaiting justice with the prison's walls.
While the United States is is trying to isolate Iran, Iran is making friends in America's backyard.
Worker's Party (PT) candidate, Dilma Rousseff, will be the first woman president in Brazilian history.
Cuba belongs in the U.S. circle of friends.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security just turned 10 years old -- but few nations are helping it meet its goals of involving women in peacemaking and peacekeeping.
There appears to be little hope for meaningful action at the November/December climate change talks in Cancun, Mexico
Argentine leader Nestor Kirchner refused to pay back international creditors and became a hero in the Global South, writes columnist Walden Bello.