The Latin American countries are forging a multi-polar world in which the U.S. looks increasingly out of touch.
IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Pérez-Rocha will lead a workshop as part of Ecumenical Advocacy Day for Global Peace with Justice on “Trade Agreements & Human Rights: How Victimizers Sue Victims in Latin America.”
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has emerged as the region’s leading advocate for drug policy reform.
In the last edition of the Latin American Advisor, Sanho Tree lent his opinion to the ongoing hemispheric debate over drug legalization.
Half a year into his presidency, Peru’s Ollanta Humala has not been the Chavez clone his critics predicted.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn’t helping.
Is a superpower confrontation over the Falkland islands a real possibility?
IPS’s Sustainable Energy & Economy Network and the Embassy of Venezuela co-sponsor a timely discussion on steps Venezuela is taking to abolish fossil fuel dependency.
On this Columbus Day, let’s consider the discrepancy between how newcomers are celebrated in our history but ostracized in our society.
It’s time to re-cast U.S. drug policy in Mexico and Guatemala and stop supporting killing methods that end up aiding drug traffickers.
The U.S. is embarking on a military sea change that will replace massive deployments, like Iraq and Afghanistan, with stealthy night raids, secret assassinations, and death-dealing drones.
This pact was read by Olga Reyes and Patricia Duarte in Mexico City’s Zocalo on May 8th, the last day of the March for Peace with Justice and Dignity. The document will be signed June 10 in Ciudad Juarez.
China and the United States are going head to head in Latin America, but the United States still has the edge.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.
A free-trade agreement that floods Colombia with cheap U.S.-produced grains could drive farmers to coca production.