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Opinion: Is it fair to compare Trump with Chavez?

A series of announcements aimed at Latino voters launched by a Democratic group has...

How the American dream died on the US-Mexico border

Milson, from Honduras, sits with his 14-year-old daughter, Loany, on the reedy riverbank beside...

This is how ancient Rome’s republic died – a classicist sees troubling parallels at Trump’s impeachment trial

The U.S. Senate has made its judgment in the impeachment trial of President Donald...

Cartel sieges leave Mexicans wondering if criminals run the country

Recent deadly attacks by criminal organizations have instilled fear across Mexico. In mid-October, shootouts between...

How rich people like Gordon Sondland buy their way to being US ambassadors – 4 questions answered

In every other developed democratic country, the role of ambassador, with only very rare...

4 Reasons Why Socialism Is Becoming More Popular

The newfound openness of large numbers of Americans to socialism is, by now, a...

How America Ends

Democracy depends on the consent of the losers. For most of the 20th century,...

Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and faith

Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children,...

Migrant Children Trapped in Mexico Are Leaving Their Families and Crossing the Border Alone

Children of migrants, trapped in Mexico by the U.S. government’s so-called Migrant Protection Protocols,...

Canada election: Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win election

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals came up top with a narrow lead in...

How Italians Became ‘White’

Congress envisioned a white, Protestant and culturally homogeneous America when it declared in 1790...

No, Slavery Did Not Make America Rich

In 1847, Karl Marx wrote that "Without slavery you have no cotton; without cotton...

Why South America did not develop as much as North America

There are four main reasons why South America did not develop as much as...

Would ousting Trump rebuild the country’s faith in government? Lessons from Latin America

The House of Representatives has opened an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. But...

U.S. New Asylum Ban Will Have an ‘Enormous’ Human Impact

On Wednesday, the (U.S.) Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration may implement a...

Savannah Strife: Brazil’s Combustible Border with Venezuela

The 2,199-kilometres frontier between Venezuela and Brazil – a sparsely populated stretch of jungle...

Ivanka Trump in Colombia acting as if everything is normal

Ivanka Trump descended upon Bogota, Colombia, this week to talk about women’s empowerment and...

Silicon Valley Is Going to Mexico … for Talent

Maria Fernanda Lopez had a paying job lined up even before she graduated in...

Not ‘invaders’: Some Hispanic families in the Southwest predate the US entirely

Lorenzo Candelaria’s life story centers around four acres of land in the south Atrisco...

Multiple Countries Warn Travelers Against Visiting U.S.

Amnesty International, along with Uruguay and Venezuela, joined a growing list of travel warnings...

Only 3 countries in the world protect the right to bear arms in their constitutions: the US, Mexico, and Guatemala

(Insider) - The right to keep and bear arms is a longstanding, often glorified...

Hernández: El Chapo shows economic clout of Mexican cartels

What would you do with US$12.7 billion? Where would you hide it? That's what...

El Chapo: True Drug Bosses Are Still At Large

The sentence handed down on July 17 to the Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman...

Where Are The Most Dangerous Places For American Tourists?

UPROXX - Over the past few months, a spate of mysterious tourist deaths in...

How US policy in Honduras set the stage for today’s migration

Hondurans fleeing poverty and violence – who make up most of the participants of...

How a Cuban Refugee Raised the Wealthiest Man in the World

He was 16 years old when he migrated alone to the United States, after...

“Tolerable Dictatorships”

ANDRES OPPENHEIMER - While Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis is drawing well-deserved international attention, there is...

Latin American Migrants Turn to Train Hopping Amid Crackdown in Mexico

Migrants from Latin American countries have once again resorted to illegal freight train hopping...

Bringing the border closer to home, one immersion trip at a time

This unfamiliarity can make it easy for politicians to distort what’s going on there...

Migrants’ stories: Why they flee

Massive influxes of Central American families seeking asylum in the United States are overwhelming...

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...

What You’re Getting Wrong About the Caravan

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

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