Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
U.S. environmentalists take note: El Salvador's activists proved that a national consensus on environmentalism can be forged one town at a time.
With development assistance slashed, the face of U.S. diplomacy in the region will more often be wearing a uniform.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.
As the tide of American empire recedes, the Golden Arches remain in place.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
During the Cold War, the CIA did everything it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, but women are at the forefront of the recovery.