Regions / Latin America & 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.
In the longstanding battle between U.S. domination and UN independence, it's 2 ½ points for U.S. domination versus just 1½ for UN independence.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.
Most undocumented workers come from a region heavily influenced by U.S. foreign policy. It's not a coincidence.
Peru's new president is pushing free market policies and promoting social justice. Can he do both?
The Bush administration has launched Round Two of its assault on the Constitution. Now its habeas corpus in the crosshairs.
In what seems like a case of Cold War blues, U.S. officials had unsuccessfully attempted to sway the elections in favor of Mr. Ortega's opponents. The meddling backfired, however.
The Bush administration's Cuba policy has reached a dead end.
U.S. pundits need to stop labeling the regions many progressive leaders as members of the good left or bad left.