The coup in Brazil, the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Front in Colombia, and the outbreak of protests on the streets of Venezuela all signal an Orange Spring in Caracas.
A couple of weeks ago, I received a surprisingly long email from American linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky, one of whose statements on dissidents two years ago stirred up a fuss. He was reacting by email to my request for an interview on Václav Havel, and East European dissent in the late socialist period [Read more]
A match between Honduras and El Salvador, in Washington, D.C., wouldn’t stir up mortar fire, but rather hot dogs sold by the thousands. War, with mustard…
Who does the magnate remind one of if not a Latin American caudillo, a strongman, a cultivator of populism from Argentina and Brazil to Venezuela and Nicaragua?
In Donald Trump's world, not all human beings are created equal.
No matter what happens, the American president took a step, and that step is important for the U.S., for Cuba and for Obama himself.
The president's arrival to Cuba last night extols the end of more than half a century of estrangement between the U.S. and Cuba.
The continued warming of Cuban-American relations will aid America in removing the influence of foreign powers in Latin America. This is certainly one of the most important motivations for Obama’s visit to Cuba.
The United States stokes historic territorial disputes to weaken 'adversary' governments of the region, while at the same time it rekindles divisions contrary to regional unity.
Obama is aware of the need to correct terrible mistakes from the past, and it seems his likely successor, Hillary Clinton, is too. For the good of the Middle East, we wish them success in this endeavor.