Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
The region's newfound independence may blunt the impact of global economic turmoil.
Unless the Bush administration acts fast, a vast wave of rafters may greet the next U.S. president soon after he takes office.
In her poem "Prelude," Kathy Engel takes us from Nicaragua to the West Bank to the South Bronx, as she explains a new counter-terrorism approach.
Despite some conventional thinking in his approach to the Americas, Obama's statements so far give prompt Laura Carlsen to make a leap of faith.
Perhaps young athletes from New England and Alabama can bring down the level of government irrationality on U.S.-Cuba policy a peg or two.
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.
Which way will the candidates fall on the free trade deal with Colombia?
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.
In this second part of the exchange, Saul Landau and Samuel Farber debate the future of Cuba.