Granting emerging economic powers a greater role on the world stage too soon could weaken the international system that upholds democracy, human rights, nuclear nonproliferation and environmental protection.
In 1962, at a special meeting of the Organization of American States, the Uruguayan resort of Punta del Este became famous for something more than just luxury condos, restaurants and hotels, and catering to the Argentine aristocracy during the holiday sea
Despite the rhetoric and the photo-ops, the Trinidad Summit of the Americas postponed any real discussion of U.S. policy toward Cuba. In the U.S., the extremist embargo has been a sop to the right-wing and Florida electorate. But in countries like Mexico,
To the myriad foreign challenges Barack Obama will have to confront upon taking office we may have to add a complex conundrum next door in Latin America. On three fronts that have posed serious problems for the United States before, there is a growing and
Como si Hugo Chávez no contara ya con suficientes problemas -la caída del precio del petróleo, la expulsión del embajador de Estados Unidos en Venezuela, y la del venezolano en Washington, el registro de su país por cuarto año seguido en la lista negra no
The resignation of Fidel Castro from two of his three jobs in Cuba, together with the appointment of his brother as his successor, marks the end of an era—sort of. Raúl Castro replaced the elder Castro as president of the Councils of Ministers and of Stat
Felipe Calderon is on a roll these days. Mexico’s young president has an approval rating of between 57 percent and 68 percent, according to various polls: twice his score in last year’s election. The reason is his war on drugs, which has convinced most of