The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.
There’s still hope for the “pink tide” that swept aside Latin America’s right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.
Uncle Sam isn’t making much fuss over Latin America’s law-breaking lawmakers.
Grassroots social movements helped put left-leaning Latin American governments in place — that doesn’t mean ongoing relationships have been easy.
As Latin America’s leftward political shift grows deeper roots, U.S. influence over the region is declining.