Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
NAFTA is not just about free trade any more. As columnist Laura Carlsen explains, NAFTA has a new and ominous punch as well.
Latin America leads the way out of the global debt machine.
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
The Latin American state has lost its monopoly on violence. U.S. economic and political policies have only made matters worse.
E. Ethelbert Miller talks with poet Martin Espada about the rainforest of Puerto Rico, the shantytowns of Nicaragua, and the poetry of Pablo Neruda.
In a new interview, Noam Chomsky talks about U.S. war plans, what you don't read in the mainstream media, and why international affairs are run like the mafia.
There's no reason to build monuments of a man responsible for terror, death, and the destruction of democracy.
Ian Williams explains why rum is the true global spirit, with its warm beating heart in the Caribbean.
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's death robbed his victims and their families of the chance to obtain full justice. But they can still pursue the full truth. And the U.S. government can help.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of family members of his victims who teamed up with lawyers, artists, activists, elected officials, journalists and others in Chile and elsewhere, the dictator has made life harder for other dictators.