Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Whether of necessity or not, education takes a back seat to basic needs in Haiti.
New Haitian President Michael Martelly may be hitting the right notes, but Haitians have seen politicians break plenty of promises before.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
Haiti is the latest victim of what Naomi Klein labeled the "Shock Doctrine."
If new Peruvian President Ollanta Humala institutes aggressive policies that threaten coca production and leave behind piles of bodies, his political future will be in doubt.
President Hugo Chavez inspired many in Venezuela with his return in time for its bicentennial.
Venezuelan President Hugo hasn't prepared the groundwork for a successor.
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.