Why Convicting Trump is Key to Biden’s Foreign Policy
With U.S. credibility so low, promoting democracy is harder than ever—so Washington should get its own house in order first.
Political Crisis in Haiti Poses Challenge for Biden’s Democracy Push
The State Department sides with President Jovenel Moïse on when his term should end.
Diplomats’ Warnings Over Mass Deportations Ignored by Trump Administration
A memo details the Trump administration’s efforts to end waivers for hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Central American nationals and send them home.
Latin America’s Protests Are Likely to Fail
The popular uprisings in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, and Haiti have many different causes and one thing in common: If history is any indicator, the outlook for genuine, lasting change is grim.
Open Borders Are a Trillion-Dollar Idea
Tearing down all barriers to migration isn’t crazy—it’s an opportunity for a global boom.
How One Top Diplomat Took a Stand Against Trump’s Immigration Policy
The under secretary of state feared that canceling the temporary protected status for some immigrants would be a blight on U.S. foreign policy.
African Ambassadors to Convene in Wake of Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Outburst
U.S. diplomats worry the president’s comments will set back relations. Others wonder why it took the “shithole” comment to get Washington to finally notice Africa.
Trump Won’t Pay a Penny For U.N. Cholera Relief Fund in Haiti
Washington set to reject the U.N. chief’s latest appeal for money to tend to Haiti’s cholera victims.
U.N. Peacekeepers Ran a Child Sex Ring in Haiti
It’s the latest country where blue helmets have sexually abused those they’re supposed to protect.
With an Eye on South Korea’s Presidency, Ban Ki-moon Seeks to Burnish his U.N. Legacy
The outgoing U.N. secretary-general touts his support for climate change and gay rights, regrets failures from Haiti to North Korea, and calls Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a liar.
Human Rights Expert to U.N. Chief: It’s Not Too Late to Say Sorry to Haitians for Cholera
U.N. rights rapporteur Philip Alston says the refusal to accept legal responsibility for cholera epidemic is a "disgrace" for the U.N.
Death Toll In Haiti Spikes As Hurricane Matthews Arrives In the U.S.
President Obama tells those in harm's way to evacuate ahead of the storm.
U.S. Sends Marines to Haiti as Florida Braces for Hurricane Matthew
The category 4 storm left a path of destruction across the Caribbean as it heads toward the eastern United States.
U.N. Mulls Compensation for Victims of Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
After years of denial, the U.N. now acknowledges it bears ‘moral responsibility’ for introducing the deadly disease into Haiti.
Why Black People Must Help Africa Develop
The marginalization of blacks in America won’t end until we have a first-world African nation to lift up our people.
Hillary the Hawk: A History
From Haiti to Syria, the Democratic candidate’s long record suggests she’s looking forward to being a war president on day one.
Lawless Leaders Threaten Haiti’s Future
U.S. policymakers and Congressional appropriators should not stand by as a de facto government takes root in Port-au-Prince.