Argentine war heroes revealed to be henchmen in military dictatorship
What’s Behind Brazil’s Slow Growth?
Politicians in Brasília are depressing investment by placating manufacturers.
VISIBLY ANNOYED OBAMA GETS LECTURE FROM FEMALE PRESIDENT OF BRAZIL
Army sergeant receives 2nd highest military honor
Progress and its discontents
A popular student rebellion shows that, as Chileans become better off, they want the government to guarantee a fairer society. Politicians are struggling to respond
The rich are the best Communists, and the NYTimes loves them: Camila Vallejo, the World’s Most Glamorous Revolutionary
20 US agents could be involved in Colombian hooker woe
‘Colombian miracle’ takes off
Juan Forero’s Interview with Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos (transcript)
When will anyone in the Spanish speaking media tell Pres BO to stop speaking in tongues?
Obama promises to tackle immigration reform in second term
Obama Promises Immigration Reform in Second Term
What Pope Benedict Got Wrong in Cuba
Ecuador: Failing Universities to Close
Juan Forero’s Interview with Guatemala President Otto Perez (transcript)
Vaccinations Begin in a Cholera-Ravaged Haiti
Mark me skeptical, Net illegal immigration from Mexico: zero
Mexico shaken by two earthquakes in 24 hours
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck off Mexico’s Pacific coast, the second to hit the area in the last 24 hours.
Car-saturated Mexico City lets bicycle riders rule the roads on Sunday mornings
Peru rules out talks with Shining Path over hostages
The Peruvian government says it will not negotiate with Shining Path rebels, who kidnapped a group of gas workers in the south of the country on Monday
GOP strategists: Puerto Rico Gov. Fortuno is a sleeper vice presidential pick
Pricey gossip glossy’s new edition: ¡HOLA! Puerto Rico joins the celebrity news family
Weird news of the week: Puerto Rico paramedics detained in fatal shooting
Crime in Venezuela
No immunity here
A spate of kidnappings has embassies on edge
Chavez Predatory Appetite Sets Its Sight On Ripping Off The Workers
Chavez says ‘doing well’ after latest cancer treatment
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says his battle against cancer is “advancing” after he returned from a third round of radiotherapy in Cuba.
Chavez rallies supporters marking coup anniversary
The week’s posts:
Annals of smart diplomacy: Obama calls the Falklands the Maldives UPDATED
Summit of the Americas update: Hillary ties one on
A view from the Summit: A warm kiss
Colombia: Obama heading to the Summit of the Americas
After Chavez, the narcostate?
Argentina: Oil drama queens, and a king
Brazil: Dilma at the White House, another Latin American head of state slighted
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