Is authoritarianism bad for the economy? Ask Venezuela

Democracy is at risk worldwide. And the economy may be, too. Seventy-one out of...

While America slept, China gained a stranglehold on the Panama Canal

St.Louis Post-Dispatch - Decades have passed since tiny Panama ranked among Washington’s big national...

The History – and Hypocrisy – of US Meddling in Venezuela

There isn’t a nation in the Western Hemisphere that hasn’t at one time or...

Experts from Latin America to Be Trained by Indian Space Agency

Experts from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Panama, are among the 45 countries that...

Expropriation of Private Property: the Socialist Dream of Bill de Blasio, Fidel Castro, and Hugo Chavez

With the rising influence of socialism in the Democratic Party, and the real power...

Could Latin America be a great investment opportunity in 2019?

Latin America is generally viewed as comprising twenty independent sovereign states, stretching from Mexico...

“You Are not a Legitimate President”: OAS Message to Maduro

Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Honduras, the United States, Canada, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Panama, Costa...

PXMOLINA: The Flutist of Central America…

Source: Confidencial

Beatriz Becerra: The MEP Fighting for Freedom in Nicaragua and Venezuela

Two days before the end of 2018, the MEP and vice president of the...

South America does not help self-employed individuals thrive, study shows

Uruguay and Argentina finished last and next respectively in a study carried out by...

Abuse survivors request meeting with Francis in Panama over Costa Rica archbishop

(NCR) Rome — Pope Francis began 2018 with a trip to a Latin American...

Central America: Eradicating Gender Violence is Vital to State Security

Panama City, Panama - María is a 35-year old Salvadoran woman with three young...

Gang Prevention in Central America: A Lost Battle Against State Indifference?

(Insightcrime.org)  With migrants fleeing murder and violence in droves and the evident flop of...

Populism is not an ideology, it’s a political technique which thrives on angry people

Five of the world’s largest democracies now have populist governments, claimed The Guardian last...

US Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Attempt to Reinstate Asylum Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco denied Friday...

What You’re Getting Wrong About the Caravan

(OZY) As migrant caravaners tried illegally crossing the U.S.–Mexico border this past week, only...

Handful of caravan migrants launch hunger strike at U.S. border

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - A handful of the thousands of Central American migrants camped...

US Scrambling to Counter Growing Chinese, Russian Influence in Latin America

The United States should pay more attention to Latin America, lest China and Russia...

From North to South: The Rise of a New Strain of Socialist Ignorance

A 29-year-old Latina, the youngest in history elected to Congress, made headlines with her...

‘There Were Children,’ says Migrant Mother Tear-gassed at US Border

TIJUANA, MEXICO (VOANews) A migrant mother photographed running with her daughters from tear gas...

U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, returning from a trip to...

Is Latin America Harboring a Mafia State?

(Panam Post) Many analysts are shocked at the collapse of Venezuela, a nation that...

Ibero-American summit calls to address migration

ANTIGUA, Guatemala (AP) Leaders at a summit of Ibero-American nations called Friday for development...

Declining Export Competitiveness: Latin America Urgently Needs a Quality Leap

BUENOS AIRES—In the first quarter of 2018, the value of exports from Latin America...

Man’s harrowing journey to US underscores immigration shift

(Associated Press) — The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses,...

Majority of US-Bound Migrants Refuse Asylum in Mexico

The majority of Central American migrants, who have been staying in a temporary accommodation...

Fascist? Populist? Debate Over Describing Brazil’s Bolsonaro

(VOA) RIO DE JANEIRO, October 20, 2018 — The front-runner in Brazil's presidential race (elected...

The Honduras Caravan Should not be the Responsibility of the United States

In a move that seems rather curious in its timing (just two weeks before...

5 things to know about mass shootings in America

At least 10 students were killed at a Santa Fe, Texas high school on...

You Can Be Black and Politically Conservative

Bolsonaro’s triumph in Brazil has brought back the left/right debate to the forefront. On...

Journalism for Democracy, Caught Between Bullets and Censorship in Latin America

(IPS) - The murder of journalists and changing forms of censorship show that freedom...

Latin American Rural Women Call for Recognition and Policies

LIMA, PERU (IPS) - Rural women in Latin America play a key role with...

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