Latin America

Why Is the Wall Street Journal Dismissing Colombia's War Crimes?
February 24, 2015

The military has been murdering civilians and dressing them up as guerrillas.

Obama's Central American Rescue Plan Will Only Make Life There Worse
February 05, 2015

The Alliance for Prosperity is not the answer to stem child migration out of Central America.

Pope Francis Just Declared This Murdered Archbishop a Martyr. Reaganites Should Be Embarrassed.
February 04, 2015

The man responsible for his death was a Cold War ally.

Mexico's President Must Not Ignore This Mass Grave of College Kids—or the Corruption It Represents
October 10, 2014

43 students were marched to their deaths—by cops acting on orders from above.

Migrant Children Are Fleeing a Region Rife with Sexual Violence
These circumstances should give deportation advocates serious pause
July 23, 2014

These children are not so much coming to America as running from dangerous and deadly circumstances. And we want to send them back? 

García Márquez Liberated the Spanish Language from the Tyranny of the Past
April 18, 2014

His liberator's urge was not a matter of leftism. The urge was literary.

The End of the Latin-American Dictatorship is Nigh
Is the age of the Latin American dictator over?
March 11, 2014

A win in Venezuela could herald a dictator-free Latin America—for the first time in 200 years

How To Tell The New Spanish "Breaking Bad" From The Original
A Bicultural Viewer's Guide
February 07, 2014

A Bicultural Viewer's Guide.

Chávez the Unfriendly Ghost
What will happen to Venezuela now that the caudillo is dead?
April 06, 2013

What will happen to Venezuela now that the caudillo is dead?

How Global Cities Adapt to Global Change
November 30, 2012

Moving around (or trying to move around, at least) the city of São Paulo this week, spending time with the State Secretariat of Metropolitan Development, and visiting the port of Santos, it doesn't take too much insight to see that better transportation infrastructure is critical for the future global competitiveness of the entire São Paulo metropolitan region. But I was struck at today's Global Cities Initiative (GCI) forum how many speakers and panelists, when confronted with the question of what one factor will matter most for the future of São Paulo , U.S.