Journalism Archive

  • End the Embargo Against Cuba

    The Progressive, Op-Ed, Dec 29, 2008

    If Obama moves to lift the embargo, it would send a bold statement that his administration is serious about writing a truly new chapter in U.S. relations with Cuba—and the rest of Latin America.

  • Obama Should Shelve Monroe Doctrine on its 185th Anniversary

    The Progressive, Op-Ed, Dec 03, 2008

    President-elect Barack Obama should rescind the Monroe Doctrine, which is 185 years old this week. In just three short paragraphs buried deep into his State of the Union speech on Dec. 2, 1823, President James Monroe proclaimed one of the most enduring tenets of U.S. foreign policy.

  • 35 years ago, Latin America experienced its own Sept. 11

    The Progressive, Op-Ed, Sep 09, 2008

    On Sept. 11, 1973, the Chilean military, supported by Washington, overthrew the democratically elected president of Chile, Salvador Allende. It was a day that was burned in the memories of millions of people across the continent.

  • 무료 충전 바카라 게임 2019Latin American Media See Mexico as New Drug King

    New America Media (NAM), News Analysis, Sep 01, 2008

    While U.S. media express concern about Mexican narco-violence spreading into the United States, media in Latin American countries highlight a different reason for worry: Mexican cartels are already there.

  • 무료 충전 바카라 게임 2019Colombia: AIDS in the Time of War

    NACLA Report on the Americas, Feature, Jul 14, 2008

    One woman's story encapsulates the battle in Colombia over HIV. On one side, the country’s armed conflict not only makes it dangerous to be involved with anything HIV related, but may also be aggravating the spread of the virus. On the other side, powerful activist groups are fighting for their rights, together with the usual obstacles facing HIV activists around the world, in a country at war.

  • 무료 충전 바카라 게임 2019McCain Stays the Course in Latin America

    The Progressive, Op-Ed, Jul 12, 2008

    On a recent trip to Colombia, Republican presidential candidate John McCain revealed he would be impelled by the same stubborn and militarized "stay the course" mantra that has driven the Bush administration's foreign policy blunders.