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As one cold war thaws, another refreezes.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court undid its historic genocide ruling in 2013. The trial is set to resume on January 5, but faces last-ditch efforts to derail it.
Supporters of normalizing relations with Cuba have lost many battles in Washington, but this is a clear victory.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?