Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
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.
It's time to let Americans go to Cuba, erode the embargo and open the island to cultural and political currents that might bring pleasant and democratic winds of change.
This op-ed ran in Newsday on July 14, 2006.