Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
With two years to go before the World Cup in Brazil, already people are questioning the massive evictions caused by the Cup's enormous infrastructure projects and the legal privileges that must be conceded to the all-powerful FIFA, which has set itself up as a kind of super-state capable of imposing its own laws and special tribunals.
A new book on Cuba is a thoughtful treatment of a topic that has usually generated more heat than light.
The sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia could prove to be an awkward weekend for President Obama.
Honduras has become a human rights disaster.
Due to mutual interest, several Andean countries like Peru have entered into cooperative energy resource--or "bilateral"--talks with Venezuela.
Half a year into his presidency, Peru's Ollanta Humala has not been the Chavez clone his critics predicted.
A personal post on the similarities with which a progressive experiences libertarianism and atheism.
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.
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?