Don't Be Fooled by Biden's Plan for Migration Centers
The migration processing centers in Colombia and Guatemala are another case of a longstanding U.S. asylee deterrence pattern in Latin America.
Only Total Peace in Colombia Can Save the Amazon and the Indigenous
Total peace must reach every corner of Colombia, flowing through the rivers, roads, and trails of the most remote parts of the country.
Lula's China Embrace Promises Environmental—and Moral—Pollution
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva made environmental protection a central promise of his campaign for the presidency of Brazil.
This election may give China a new Latin America friend at Taiwan's expense
As Paraguay prepares vote, Margaret Myers said "Taiwan's Latin American and Caribbean allies often view China as a promising economic and even political ally."
Peru Remains Stable and Free, Against All Odds
Dina Boluarte and her prime minister are trying to calm the country and bring back a measure of stability and normalcy.
Putin's arrest warrant threatens his battle for a continent
Russia and the U.S. have both been trying to win over African nations. A warrant for the Russian president's arrest may have given the U.S. an edge.
The United States' Energy Future Needs Critical Minerals—and Latin America
To control our economic and energy future, the United States will need to have ready access to its own supply of raw materials and minerals.
El Salvador Is at a Critical Human Rights Juncture
It is imperative that the sovereign right of El Salvador to advance not only the right to life, but also the best possible support for mothers and families, be upheld.
If Honduras' Castro Gets Her Way, the U.S. Will Pay
Honduras needs help now more than ever.
Photos show U.S. Navy retrieve downed China spy balloon from ocean
Navy technicians well-versed in diving and explosives were part of the mission.
Photos appear to show second Chinese balloon passing over Latin America
The Pentagon confirmed on Friday that they were aware of another Chinese surveillance balloon crossing Latin America.
Latin America Is Now China's 'Backyard'
China has laid all the necessary groundwork for exercising real influence in the region.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders eyes culture wars as she takes office
The newly appointed Arkansas governor has already banned the teaching of CRT in schools and the word "Latinx" in government papers.
Russia's Propaganda Is More Persuasive Than We Think
While the persuasive power of Russian propaganda may be declining in the West, there are other parts of the world where it is still far from a spent force.
Argentina Wins Another World Cup
Argentina—once one of the richest countries in the world—has become a corrupt, impoverished, rent-seeking society with chronic inflation of over 100 percent a year.
The Changing Tides of U.S.-Venezuela Relations
It took a few years, but U.S. policy is now catching up with the reality that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro isn't going anywhere.
The U.S. Must Follow Brazil's Lead
What happens in Brazil and the U.S. impacts the world for generations to come.
Lula Exposes Weak Point in American Foreign Policy
Under the Biden administration the Monroe Doctrine appears to have been turned on its head.
Venezuela's Refugee Crisis Should Not Be Ignored
The Venezuelan diaspora living in the United States could be considered a microcosm of the country's harshly divided political landscape and its corresponding social and racial categories.
"Great British Baking Show" hosts slammed over Mexican week: "It's a shame"
Viewers are upset over the show's Mexican-themed episode, including its challenges and the hosts' jokes and costumes.
Latin America Needs Its Own EU
Latin America can take inspiration from its former colonizers in Europe—by uniting as a common trade bloc. The whole world stands to benefit from such an arrangement.
How Likely is a Brazilian Coup?
There is a real danger that violence comparable to that of Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington, D.C., might occur.
A New Constitution Won't Solve Chile's Biggest Problems
Chileans went to the polls Sunday to reject, by a margin of more than 20 percentage points, a proposed new constitution.
Chile's New Constitution is Dead in The Water
Gone are the days of Chile being Latin America's oasis of tranquility.
The Legacy of Cuba's 11J
I am hopeful that Cuba will someday cast off the chains of communist slavery.
Demystifying Che Guevara, Cold-Blooded Communist
The peaceful, romantic view of Che is mere fiction.
EU-Latin America Free Trade Agreements Fuel Food Crises Globally
Empowering women, peasants and Indigenous peoples to be social and political actors is paramount, and an essential part of achieving healthy food systems and food sovereignty in Latin America.
Latin America Needs a Human Rights-Based Recipe for Post-Pandemic Recovery
Decisive actions are urgently needed—not empty slogans.
Former Circus Elephants Move to Lush New Sanctuary
A pair of former zoo elephants packed their trunks to move to a lush animal sanctuary after spending their lives in captivity.
Lessons from Latin America: Expect Long-Term Inflation
I don't want to see the United States become Argentina, but it's possible.