Posts Tagged: latin America
Half a year into his presidency, Peru's Ollanta Humala has not been the Chavez clone his critics predicted.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn't helping.
Is a superpower confrontation over the Falkland islands a real possibility?
The U.S. is embarking on a military sea change that will replace massive deployments, like Iraq and Afghanistan, with stealthy night raids, secret assassinations, and death-dealing drones.
This pact was read by Olga Reyes and Patricia Duarte in Mexico City's Zocalo on May 8th, the last day of the March for Peace with Justice and Dignity. The document will be signed June 10 in Ciudad Juarez.
China and the United States are going head to head in Latin America, but the United States still has the edge.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.
A free-trade agreement that floods Colombia with cheap U.S.-produced grains could drive farmers to coca production.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Grassroots social movements helped put left-leaning Latin American governments in place -- that doesn't mean ongoing relationships have been easy.