Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Multinational corporations often override domestic laws.
This speech (delivered before the Swedish parliament) addresses the impact that land grabbing has on peasants throughout the world, particularly in Africa.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Women leaders do not by definition implement policies promoting women's rights.
A combined Honduras police-DEA raid apparently left innocents dead.
It's not fair to blame Mexicans for portraying cartel operators as Robin Hoods when their police are often corrupt and their president's policies ineffective.
Colombia is widely regarded as the world's most dangerous place to be a trade union member.
Shortly after Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered the military to deal with drug trafficking, the cartels began openly offering soldiers jobs.
The agreement signed by Colombia and the United States may drive impoverished farmers to grow coca and strengthen FARC.
In fact, he raises the specter of civil war in Venezuela.