Trump Is Playing Chicken With Children’s Lives
The U.S. child welfare system is strained to its limits. Family separation could push it over the edge.
The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery
Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones.
The Ghost of Hugo Chávez Is Haunting Colombia’s Election
Some Colombians fear that their country could go the way of Venezuela.
Lebanon Is Protecting Hezbollah’s Cocaine Trade in Latin America
The country's institutions are not a counterweight to Hezbollah, but its enablers.
It’s Time for a Coup in Venezuela
Only nationalists in the military can restore a legitimate constitutional democracy.
The Trumpification of the Latin American Right
South American conservatives have an unlikely new role model.
Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
Colombia Is Ready to Join the Club
The United States should help its Latin American ally become a member of the OECD.
The U.S.-Mexico Relationship Has Survived and Thrived Under Trump
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the neighbors are finding ways to make it work.
Cuba Is Making the Crisis in Venezuela Worse
Putting pressure on Caracas means holding Havana accountable.
Tillerson Praises Monroe Doctrine, Warns Latin America of ‘Imperial’ Chinese Ambitions
The secretary of state kicks off his multicountry tour trying to get the region to rally behind Trump.
In 2018, Chavismo’s Time May Finally Run Out
U.S. policy toward Venezuela is changing — and so are political dynamics in Latin America.
Five Questions About the Missing Argentine Submarine
Despite a large international search effort, time is running out for the crew.
The United States is Losing the War on Drugs in the Americas
Eradication and interdiction are not foreign impositions, but essential pillars of any counternarcotics strategy, augmenting and working in concert with prevention and treatment-oriented policies.
Maduro Claims Victory, But Opposition Claims Voter Fraud
Venezuela vote for a Constituent Assembly sparks unrest, draws criticism
Bashar al-Assad’s Son Flunked a Math Competition in Brazil Last Week
The self-described “normal kid” secured a coveted spot on the Syrian national Math Olympiad team.
The U.S. Needs to Apply More Pressure to Venezuela’s Allies in the OAS
An annual meeting of the Organization of American States came and went without any action on crisis-torn Venezuela.
Beijing Just Poached Panama, Among the Last of Taiwan’s Remaining Friends
China covets the canal, but the move is more about squeezing Taiwan.
Brazil Has Become a Gangland
With the country’s politics plagued by scandal and corruption, Brazil’s gangs are fighting a deadly and brazen turf war — inside and out of the broken prison system.