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.
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.
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.
The United States should lift its decades-long embargo on Cuba to promote mutual economic growth and to boost its prestige in Latin America.
A Mexican drug lord’s second escape from prison highlights the need for a new approach to the war on drugs.