UN Prepares Debate on Puerto Rico as a Colony

A final declaration issued by the Foreign Ministries of 116 countries met in Malaysia in late May called on the US government to respect Puerto Ricans’ right to self-determination and independence

El Salvador: On the Two Year Mark of the Tony Saca Presidency

June 1 marked the two-year anniversary of Tony Saca's inauguration as El Salvador's President. Social movement and religious leaders around El Salvador marked the day by protesting the social and economic policies enacted under Saca Administration.

Flirting with Danger: Mexican Presidential Campaign Grows Tense

Fox’s free-fall lack of statesmanship regarding the election has truly been his greatest disservice to Mexico after a tenure marked by embarrassing indecision, a weak-willed and limited vision, and a Forrest Gump-like capacity to deal with complexity.

Bolivia: Everyone’s Duty to Recuperate Our Natural Resources

From here we will express to Bolivia and the whole world that [this is] the struggle of our people, of the indigenous peoples historically on this land, the struggle of our ancestors such as Tupac Katari, Tupac Amaru and Bartolina Sisa and so many other leaders. 

Latin America - The Path Away from U.S. Domination

The demise of the Soviet Union in 1990 allowed the illusion to be born of a new non-ideological hemispheric alignment almost exclusively based on trade, and not, unfortunately, on a reworked and broadened confidence-building relationship between the U.S. and the rest of the Americas.

Peruvians Face a Difficult Choice

Former President Alan García, a so-called center-leftist, maintains a narrow lead over former army officer, buoyant nationalist and would-be populist Ollanta Humala in next Sunday’s Peruvian elections.

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