Democrats Push Back on Sanctions, Citing Coronavirus Fears
They want waivers to speed medical supplies and humanitarian aid to Iran and other sanctioned nations hit hard by the pandemic.
Venezuela’s Health Care Crisis Now Poses a Global Threat
The collapsing medical system can’t handle a coronavirus outbreak on its own. It’s time for the international community to step in.
No, Pete Buttigieg Is Not a CIA Asset
The agency’s history of bloody-handed bungling abroad has come back to haunt U.S. politics.
Could Venezuela’s Loss Be Latin America’s Gain?
The world’s second-largest refugee crisis could change North and South America for the better, but host countries can’t shoulder the burden without international help.
Latin America Is Too Polarized to Help Stabilize Bolivia
Riven by ideological divisions and facing a lack of adequate regional mechanisms, neighboring countries cannot even agree on whether Evo Morales’s ouster constitutes a coup.
Don’t Let Venezuela’s Crisis Take Down Colombia Too
Washington should do more to address the worsening humanitarian situation in the region.
The End of Latin American Solidarity
The region once acted as a bloc in world affairs. But as Costa Rica’s bid to join the U.N. Human Rights Council shows, Venezuela’s ongoing disintegration is ripping it apart.
If Citgo Is Lost, Maduro Will Win
If Maduro hands the refining company over to his creditors, it would be bad news for the opposition—and the United States.
Don’t Let Venezuela Join the United Nations Human Rights Council
Costa Rica has announced its candidacy to stop Nicolás Maduro’s tyrannical government from winning a coveted seat at the U.N.
Russia Is Gearing Up for a Conflict With the United States in the Caribbean
With Moscow propping up Maduro, evading oil sanctions, and moving its troops around the coast, Washington needs to rethink its own strategies.
Maduro Is Playing a Dangerous Game on the Colombian Border
Tensions and lawlessness could spiral into armed conflict.
Venezuelan Refugees May Help Liberalize Latin America’s Closed Economies
As the cases of Israel and Jordan show, an influx of migrants can prompt lasting economic reform.
How to Keep the Colombian Peace Deal Alive
In the wake of the announcement that a few ex-FARC commanders have rearmed, it's more important than ever for the government to uphold its development promises.
America’s Silence Helps Autocrats Triumph
Without the support of the U.S. government, pro-democracy forces around the world will wither as authoritarianism gains ground.
Venezuela’s HIV Crisis Crosses the Border
Unable to get care in a devastated health care system, desperate Venezuelans flow into Colombia.
Alarmed by Venezuela, U.S. Military Seeks to Sell Arms to Colombia
The Air Force wants a key regional ally to get new F-16 fighter jets to deter threats from Caracas.
‘We Are Going to Continue to Fight’
Venezuela’s would-be president, Juan Guaidó, says he’s confident ahead of a new round of talks with the Maduro government.