August 4, 2020
As the pandemic continues, more than half of the world’s countries are mandating the wearing of face masks in public. Is it helping to slow the spread of COVID-19?
April 20, 2020
A surge in killings of environmentalists is part of a disturbing trend of increasing threats to social leaders across Latin America.
February 6, 2020
Pervasive corruption has long stymied development and fueled emigration from some of Central America’s poorest countries. The recent disbanding of antigraft commissions makes their prospects for refo…
February 21, 2020
The Trump administration hopes that a free trade agreement with Nairobi will be a counterweight to Beijing’s growing role across Africa and a model for bilateral deals with others on the continent.
November 13, 2019
Election fraud allegations have prompted President Evo Morales to resign with no clear successor, plunging Bolivia into political uncertainty.
December 5, 2019
The summit will feature the highest-profile talks in years on the war between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists, but the parties will have to bridge major divides to find a permanent end to the c…
October 16, 2019
Anti-government protests could mean humanitarian crisis in Haiti, a country with a long history of instability.
October 4, 2019
The United States and Japan have agreed to a trade deal, but critics say the deal isn’t as good as what it replaced.
August 15, 2019
Long-standing financial troubles and drought in Zimbabwe have pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
July 18, 2019
If the Trump administration succeeds in securing citizenship data, the 2020 census could transform the way in which political power is distributed in the United States.