February 12, 2013
The surprise resignation of Pope Benedict XVI has given rise to speculations that the next pontiff to lead the Catholic Church will hail from the developing world, says expert James P. McCartin.
January 12, 2010
The Obama administration’s missteps on the Honduran coup and Colombia have frustrated Latin American states hoping for fresh U.S. policies, says CFR’s Julia Sweig.
October 30, 2009
Christopher Sabatini, a Latin America expert, says the apparent resolution of the Honduran political crisis--triggered in part by concerns over Hugo Chavez’s influence--marks a triumph for Obama admi…
July 8, 2009
Latin America expert Kevin Casas-Zamora says that by putting its diplomatic weight behind a mediation effort by Arias to settle the Honduran crisis, the Obama administration has demonstrated sensitiv…
March 13, 2007
CFR’s Julia E. Sweig says President Bush’s trip to five Latin American nations “went as badly as I expected it to.”
March 5, 2007
rShannon O’Neil, a CFR expert on Latin America, says President Bush heads for Latin America on March 8 hoping for a “foreign policy success,” but because of his lame duck status, it will be hard for …