Warmongering national security advisor John Bolton called Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela the “troika of tyranny” today, in a Miami speech where he also referred to far-right Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro as a “like-minded” leader. Remind you of anything?
For the month of September, the United States will assume the presidency of the United Nations Security Council, and on Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced the brilliant theme for America’s month at the helm: corruption!
Vice President Mike Pence met with Brazilian president Michel Temer in Brasília today. He said this:
Last Monday, the Trump administration allowed the DACA program to expire, although the program still exists for the time being due to federal court decisions in New York and California in favor of states suing to keep the program from ending. Now, immigrants and their children who had been granted temporary protected…
Donald Trump stopped being funny a long time ago. Maybe he never was. But I still laugh at him anyway.
Given the Trump administration’s ongoing targeting of immigrants in the United States, it isn’t surprising that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson believes hundreds of thousands of Central Americans and Haitians should no longer be afforded Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
Hundreds of thousands of Haitians and Central Americans who fled violence and natural disasters and were welcomed into the U.S. through the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program are now worried that the Trump administration will soon send them packing.
Predicting the future in Latin America is a bit like trying to hit a knuckleball. It involves more luck than skill. And even if you choke up on the bat, it's still easy to overswing and look foolish.
Latin American revolutionaries have some battle-tested advice for how to deal with Donald Trump: Get organized. Get connected. Get ready to take the fight to him.
As part of the world celebrates the life of Fidel Castro as a revolutionary hero who freed Cuba from dictatorship, others are celebrating his death as a man who was a dictator in his own right and turned Cuba into his personal fiefdom.
Jackie Lange was still digesting the news of last Tuesday's election results when she got an urgent email from Washington, DC. It was from a retiree in his 60s who was desperate to join one of her relocation tours for people looking to move to Panama.
Somewhere at a palatial banquet table in a gaudy seaside mansion guarded by an excessive police detail, Sandinista officials are determining the final vote count in next Sunday's presidential election. It's a delicate task. Daniel Ortega's landslide win needs to look authoritative, but without appearing absurd.
MANAGUA—When David and Yandelis left Haiti to emigrate to the United States, they din't expected their trip to get cut short in Nicaragua. But when Yandelis' pregnancy became too much for her to continue on, the couple was forced to stop and hide from the Nicaraguan military in the hills outside of San Juan del Sur, a…
En el 2006 aplaudí cuando Nicaragua reeligió a Daniel Ortega como presidente.
When Daniel Ortega was re-elected president in 2006, I cheered for Nicaragua.
A Nicaraguan man who was arrested last weekend for threatening to get an AR-15 and "kill another 50" people at a gay nightclub in Managua is being forced to publicly apologize to the club's clients and the country's LGBTQ community at large.
NUEVA GUINEA, Nicaragua—It took community leader José "Chepito" Chavarría more than 48 hours to get his people to the protest march. First he had to organize transportation up the jungle-lined Punta Gorda and Caño Chiquito rivers, then get everyone on-board a caravan of cattle trucks that lumbered the rest of the way…
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has recently ramped up her criticism of her opponent, Bernie Sanders, for his thin foreign policy experience.
Something is killing howler monkeys in Nicaragua. And nobody knows what it is.🙊
MANAGUA— Haters will tell you that Nicaragua's capital city is a squat, squalid and disagreeable dump. Then they'll point to the excess of Christmas clutter, Chávez idolatry, and tacky tableaux festooning every intersection across the city as compelling evidence that Managua should not be trusted to dress herself, and…