Issues / Drugs
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
If Washington gives the Mexican president a pat on the back, it will be a stab in the back for the Mexican movement for justice and transparency.
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
With 43 disappeared student teachers presumed dead, Mexican popular resistance is creating new alternatives to the militarized narco-state.
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
Bolivia has found a way to cut coca production without sacrificing the leaf's cultural importance or cracking down on small growers. But Washington's not having it.
The Pentagon is distributing weaponry and equipment made for U.S. counterinsurgency campaigns abroad to police who patrol American streets.