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Latin American states are taking greater control of their oil assets, with shifts in policy that range from relatively benign to more combative.
There is growing evidence that the United States was more than a bit player in the Honduran coup, writes columnist Conn Hallinan.
When it comes to changing term limits on Latin American presidents, U.S. lawmakers and pundits are applying a double standard--at least in Honduras and Colombia.
How we missed the signs.
The Honduran coup highlights why the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, which replaced the School of the Americas, must be scrapped.
Bogotá and Washington are negotiating an agreement for five military bases in Colombia that would escalate the U.S. military's presence in the region.
At stake in El Salvador's movement to ban mining is the question of whether private interests can trump national sovereignty.
The United States needs to put more pressure on the illegitimate junta in Tegucigalpa to step down.
Congress must make it illegal for private investment firms and hedge funds to prey on poor countries.
It's a mistake to understand Honduras (or Latin America more generally) as driven by Cold War style conflicts between a pro-U.S. bloc and a pro-Chávez bloc.