Regions / Peru
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Peru is grappling with a host of issues stemming from its violent struggle against insurgent movements.
A recent Peruvian Supreme Court decision on a death squad is a setback for human rights in the country.
A recent sentence for members of a death squad represents a step backward for Peru on human rights.
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.