Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
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.
A suffocated economy is the least of Honduras's concerns.
The most significant story in Central America right now is also the most underreported.
Maybe the end of the Washington consensus is finally upon us.
Europe's crocodile tears for Argentina's economic development are all about the profits of European companies.
The Latin American countries are forging a multi-polar world in which the U.S. looks increasingly out of touch.