April 2, 2014
Fred Rosen
February 22, 2014
Stephanie Pearce

Venezuela’s regionally oriented foreign policy during the Chávez era opened up autonomous policy space for other states in Latin America and the Caribbean. (Summer Edition, 2013, "Chávez in the Americas.")

February 18, 2014
Mark Weisbrot

When is it considered legitimate to try and overthrow a democratically elected government? In Washington, the answer has always been simple: when the U.S. government says it is.

February 17, 2014
Jeff Abbott

It was by chance that I ended up in Oaxaca. But plans changed after interacting with members of a militant teachers’ union, when Oaxacan police abducted me off the street.

February 12, 2014
Pablo Stefanoni

La llamada “emergencia indígena” combina, sin duda, tendencias a la revalorización de la autoestima étnico-cultural con contratendencias a una modernización que conlleva una matriz de consumo globalizada.

February 6, 2014
Michael J. Bustamante

The once stalwart funder of anti-Castro causes, subject to allegations of labor exploitation in the Dominican Republic, sugar magnate “Alfy” Fanjul is now investigating prospects in Cuba. The historical and political ironies are unmistakable.

February 4, 2014
Keane Bhatt

Over more than a decade, the rise of the left in Latin American governance has led to remarkable advances. The United States has been antagonistic toward the new left governments, pursuing a bellicose foreign policy. So why has HRW so consistently paralleled U.S. positions and policies?

February 4, 2014
K. McSweeney, Z. Pearson

With legal title to their lands, Miskitu organizations now have more leverage in pursuing restitution and repatriation. At the same time, it is equally possible that the new land rights will make no difference at all to traffickers.

February 2, 2014

According to the CISPES electoral observation mission, which included delegates from the National Lawyers Guild, the American Association of Jurists and various U.S. universities, the electoral proceedings were calm and peaceful.


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