Regions / Latin America & Caribbean

Food Aid Emergency

The food price crisis has made demand more acute and supplies even scarcer, but it hasn't really changed the underlying problems with food aid as a response to hunger.
Gigantic dams have returned to Latin America, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, and they're just as destructive as the old ones.
The Mexican government wants to put its national oil industry into private hands, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, but it's going to be a tough sell.
The new Cuban leadership is contemplating neoliberal economic reforms but democracy is still off the table.

The Andean Crisis

In seven days, the Andean region went from the brink of war to a grudging peace. But as columnist Laura Carlsen reports, all is still not well.

Resisting the Empire

There is a growing number of campaigns that seek the withdrawal of U.S. foreign military bases. And they may just succeed.
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