Latin America

By Laura Blume
Contributing Writer
May 22, 2016

An activist’s murder highlights that the United States needs a new policy approach in Honduras since the current militarized strategy is merely exacerbating violence.

By Brittney Warrick
Contributing Writer
March 29, 2016

The United States’ sanctions against Venezuela hurt its relations with South American countries. It is time for politicians in Washington, D.C., to shift away from strong-arm policies in Latin America.

By David Okun
Contributing Writer
23 December 2015

The United States must move beyond the priorities set by the initial Plan Colombia. Investing in regional peace and post-conflict capacity building will be more beneficial in the long term than further military aid.

By Jean-Bernard Latortue
Contributing Writer
December 8, 2015

The United States should lift its decades-long embargo on Cuba to promote mutual economic growth and to boost its prestige in Latin America.

By Laura Blume
Contributing Writer
July 25, 2015

A Mexican drug lord’s second escape from prison highlights the need for a new approach to the war on drugs.


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