March 23, 2018
President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to consolidate power amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis have drawn widespread international condemnation.
April 11, 2018
The Organization of American States is an important forum for regional diplomacy, but it has been hesitant to censure member states for violating democratic principles.
March 13, 2018
Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Congress for years, moving controversial policy decisions into the executive and judicial branches of government.
January 19, 2018
The Trump administration has rolled back some of President Obama’s policies normalizing ties with Cuba.
January 18, 2018
Violence and rampant crime have driven asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States, which is seeking to help address the root causes.
December 26, 2017
Political shifts and economic challenges in Latin America could either boost Latin America’s largest trade bloc or lead to its obsolescence.
March 27, 2018
Recent allegations of sexual abuse in Syria illuminate the difficulty of holding aid workers accountable for sexual crimes in war zones. As the humanitarian aid sector faces its own #metoo moment, th…
December 8, 2017
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
June 12, 2017
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed thousands and spurred efforts to improve responses to pandemics.
May 25, 2017
Violence continues to rage in Mexico more than a decade after former President Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown on drug cartels.