Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
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.
The U.S.-Peru free trade agreement has led directly to government crackdowns and the deaths of indigenous protestors, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Organizing is still a life-threatening proposition in many workplaces around the world.
President Obama charted a new direction for U.S. policy toward Latin America. Now it's time for him and his allies to make good on the promise.
Haitians are waiting to see whether Obama will drop policies that have failed both our oldest neighbor and our highest ideals for over two centuries.
The South American nation offers the U.S. an opportunity to bring change that matters to relations with all of Latin America.
The new administration needs to move beyond the nation's imperial tradition in this hemisphere.