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.
May 1, 2017
After Mexican independence in 1810, Mexico and the United States had numerous territorial disputes. Political upheaval in Mexico and economic opportunity across the border spurred migration to the Un…
October 17, 2012
Longtime Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez’s fourth term as president allows for the continuation of his "socialist revolution," but questions over his health remain a wildcard in assessing Venezuela’s f…
May 25, 2017
Violence continues to rage in Mexico more than a decade after former President Felipe Calderon launched a crackdown on drug cartels.
July 10, 2018
Immigration has been an important element of U.S. economic and cultural vitality since the country's founding. This interactive timeline outlines the evolution of U.S. immigration policy after World …
September 9, 2009
Elections throughout the world in 2012 brought several countries to a crossroads as they struggled with the eurozone debt crisis, the formation of post-Arab Spring governments, and recovery from econ…
August 30, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
June 9, 2014
Unrest and accusations of police brutality in Brazil’s slums have threatened Rio’s security—and the country’s image—as it comes under a global spotlight with the World Cup, says expert Janice Perlman.
October 25, 2017
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong discusses U.S.-Singapore bilateral relations as well as strategic challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific.
July 16, 2013
Recent revelations about U.S. surveillance activities in Latin America have provoked a range of negative responses from regional leaders, but the practical consequences will be marginal, says expert …