Argentina dispatch: the troubled reign of Queen Cristina of Argentina
Beset by economic stagnation, Argentines are growing weary of President Cristina Kirchner’s obsession with the Falklands, reports Philip Sherwell
In Spanish (audio starts right away), HACER: Agustín Rangugni y Eneas Biglione entrevistan a Gonzalo Blousson, Presidente del Partido Liberal Libertario, sobre actualidad y desafíos que enfrenta Argentina
Andres Oppenheimer: Brazil should stop being self-absorbed giant
A Visit Angers Brazil’s Pro-Cubans
Protests Greet Havana Dissident, Highlighting Latin America’s Still-Strong Love Affair With Castro
Chile’s Gen Pinochet ‘tried to cling to power’ in 1988
Pinochet wanted to hold on to power when he lost a referendum on his rule in 1988, newly declassified documents in the US suggest.
Russian inmate joins Chilean club
A Russian inmate is allowed to remain in Chile and play for a local football club after serving three-year prison sentence for drug smuggling.
The Old Act of Repudiation
Cuba under Raúl: He’s tinkered but it’s the same old machine
The spirit of freedom is strong in my hometown of Antilla, Cuba
Why Is UN Praising the Castro Regime?
20 Of The Most Embarrassing Moments In The History Of The Democrat Party
11) The Bay of Pigs (1961): After training a Cuban militia to overthrow Castro, Kennedy got cold feet and didn’t give the men all the air support they were promised. As a result, they were easily defeated by Castro’s men and today, Cuba is still ruled by a hostile, anti-American dictatorship.
If Only CNN had the resources that the Daily Caller Does…
Ecuador’s presidential election
More of the same, please
Memories of Stolen Children
UN rejects Haiti cholera compensation claims
The United Nations has formally rejected compensation claims by victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed almost 8,000 people.
Will Mexico Welcome Wildcatters?
The new finance minister says his country needs entrepreneurs to find untapped energy reserves.
Into thin air
Brewer: Border not Secure, Drug Cartels ‘Ready to Come Across’
Sendero Luminoso, fragilidad institucional y socialismo del Siglo XXI en el Peru
Bond Investors Wade Back Into Puerto Rico
José Aponte Votaría Por Reforma Legislativa Si Le Hacen Otra Tarja
Uruguay’s culture of impunity continues to rear its head
Judge Mariana Mota’s transfer shows that the country’s culture of impunity for the crimes of dictatorship still endures.
A Mixed Message From Chavismo On President Chávez’ Health
Will they dare to swear in Chavez in the dark?
300 officials from the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Force (FAR) are taking part in strategic decisions made in security and defense in Venezuela.
LETTER FROM CARACAS
What has Hugo Chávez wrought in Venezuela? The Tower of David, among other things.
Venezuelan Information Minister Ernesto Villegas: “The president holds firm to C
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is still suffering breathing problems following his return from Cuba where he was treated for cancer, officials say.
The week’s posts and podcasts:
Remembering Brothers to the Rescue
Next thing you know, she’ll be sending Hugo Chavez a get-well card
Ted Cruz and guns
Two questions re: Hugo Chavez
Podcast: US-Latin America: Chavez, and other issues