Regions / Venezuela
The president apparently spent much of last summer pushing for an invasion of Venezuela.
After many disappointments, the left-populist alternative looks primed for a big win in Mexico.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
There's still hope for the "pink tide" that swept aside Latin America's right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.
If even Saudi Arabia is ready to move away from its reliance on petroleum, we're indeed entering a new world — one in which the titans of oil production will no longer hold sway over our lives.
Several countries afflicted by the Zika virus are asking women to delay getting pregnant. Yet local laws — and U.S. foreign aid rules — make it impossible for many to get a safe abortions.
Economists said the market would save the planet. It didn't.
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?