Around the World in 40 Books

Headed to Rio, Paris, or Cape Town this summer? We asked distinguished writers and thinkers to pick their favorite books about 20 of the world’s great cities.

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Supreme Court Deadlock Delivers Obama a Massive Defeat on Immigration

A tie at the Supreme Court blocks Obama's plan to shield millions from deportation.

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Trump: I Have Too Many Hispanic Friends and Employees to Be a Racist

Trump: I'm can't be a racist because I have lots of Mexican friends and workers.

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Trump’s Least Favorite Judge Was Once in the Crosshairs of a Mexican Cartel

U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel has faced much worse than public criticism from a politician.


Ballots and Bullets in the Heat of Mexico’s Drug War

In the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, a culture of crime, cartels, and corruption is turning an upcoming vote into chaos.

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Trump Celebrates Hispanics With a Taco Bowl

Donald Trump uses a taco bowl as a tool for Hispanic outreach.


Is It Time to Stop Celebrating the Arrests of Cartel Kingpins?

Experts have long decried the kingpin strategy, but governments find it difficult to resist.

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Guatemalan President Offers Trump ‘Cheap Labor’ To Build Border Wall

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has a laugh at the expense of Donald Trump.

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