Regions / Latin America & Caribbean

A Much Wider War

In the coming weeks, Congress will begin to debate the wisdom of sending a billion additional dollars to the Andes region of South America.
U.S. President George W. Bush and his Mexican counterpart Vicente Fox are cooking up a new guestworker program to absorb the thickening flow of Mexicans willing to put their lives on the line to bust onto the bottom rungs of the decelerating U.S. economy.