Opinion & Analysis

March 30, 2016
Jennifer Adair

Obama’s visit to Macri’s Argentina fortified commitments to free trade in the Americas, while whitewashing the human rights records of both countries.

March 29, 2016
Michael J. Bustamante

Obama sought to “bury the last remnants of the Cold War” in Havana last week, but the path to reconciliation will be long and challenging. 

March 28, 2016
Ada Ferrer

Obama’s recent visit to Cuba - particularly Tuesday's presidential address in Havana - has fueled a tentative hope for a new kind of U.S.-Cuba relations.

March 24, 2016
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

President Dilma Rousseff’s tenuous political situation reflects the victories of a conservative backlash that is threatening democratic institutions.

March 22, 2016
Renata Keller

Does Mexico’s Cold War experience offer lessons for ending the country’s disastrous Drug War?

March 21, 2016
Mark Weisbrot

To tackle the biggest hurdle facing Venezuela’s economy – the black market dollar – policymakers must unify the exchange rate.

March 18, 2016
Philippa de Boissière and Sian Cowman

Megadam projects like Agua Zarco expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.

March 11, 2016
Jeff Abbott and Julia Hartviksen

Indigenous women win precedent-setting case against former soldiers in sex slavery trial in Guatemala

March 9, 2016
Fabiana Li

How local resistance halted construction of a destructive mining project on the Chilean border

March 7, 2016
Bret Gustafson

Beyond the defeat of Evo Morales’ referendum, political struggles wage on.

March 4, 2016
Sheila Croucher

What does voting mean for U.S. citizens living in Mexico?

March 3, 2016
Jesse Franzblau

Clinton’s State Department overlooked human rights abuses and corruption while keeping a lucrative flow of contracts moving to U.S. security firms working in Mexico.

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