A century after the U.S. military invasion of Haiti in 1915, a U.N. "stabilization mission" continues to compromise the nation's political and economic sovereignty.
Defendant Steve Johnston's moving court testimony details the immigration policy's disastrous human toll.
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
The Cuban government’s acceptance of small enterprises is helping many on the island increase their incomes, but it’s also exacerbating class divisions in a comparatively egalitarian society.
A five-star General's specious narrative about the program’s success ignores the crimes and impunity of the Colombian military, and lets the U.S. off the hook for fostering systemic human rights violations.
Beginning as an elite construction rather than a popular attitude, the widespread vilification of Haitians began under the brutal Trujillo dictatorship.
It remains to be seen how President Michelle Bachelet will weather the current discontent with her presidency, and whether she can effectively deal with the corruption that threatens her ability to govern.
President Evo Morales and Bolivia’s social movements look to Pope Francis’s historic visit to advance their political agendas.
With a narrow focus on the left’s recent experiences, these collected essays successfully contextualize the issues confronting the movements, parties, and governments of Latin America’s radical left.