Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
On July 1, 2010, Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly authorized the U.S. military to undertake policing duties in Costa Rica, based on an expired "Cooperation Agreement."
An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.
American tourists have stayed away from Cuba for nearly half a century. Perhaps it is time for a change.
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?