India Eyes Latin America
The South Asian giant’s burgeoning presence in the Western Hemisphere is unambiguously good for both Latin America and the United States.
Cristina, Guevara, la patria liberada
Big Fears on Big Food Prices
Evo Morales llegará a Cuba el domingo para reunirse con Raúl Castro
El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, llegará el domingo a Cuba para una visita de trabajo de dos días durante la que se reunirá con el gobernante Raúl Castro, informó este sábado un comunicado oficial.
Bush, Bismarck and Brazil
A packed chessboard
The Road to Rio is America’s Road to Ruin
Rescued Chilean miner in rehab
New Chilean telescopes push the boundaries of astronomy
With two gigantic telescopes coming in the next decade, Chile is gaining a reputation as one of the best places in the world for stargazers.
Libyan rebels execute 10 Colombians thought to be FARC mercenaries
Paramilitaries and Colombia’s government
The biggest fish so far: Jorge Noguera
Six Months for Letting Grandma Do His Laundry
Colombian mountain cyclists try to pedal out of poverty toward glory in Europe
Bill Richardson went to Cuba to intercede on Alan Gross’ behalf and was resoundedly turned down: Alberto de la Cruz writes on how the Obama State Dept. authorized Richardson to offer concessions in exchange for Gross
Taxes in Cuba
Get used to it
The Castros’ subjects get acquainted with that other sure thing
Trips Back to Cuba Draw Fire
Big Labor’s Yanqui Imperialism
The U.S. trade representative is trying to deny due process to Guatemala in defiance of free-trade agreement rules.
Good news: ATF’s Gunwalker may have helped Mexican cartels buy rocket launchers
Cloward-Piven: The Ultimate Goal of Gunwalker?
It’s hard to think of a more logical reason for Gunwalker to exist.
Free speech in Mexico
Be careful what you Tweet
Time for Another Reminder
With friends like these
Masked intruders rob casino in Puerto Rico
Officials: Teen goes on rampage at Puerto Rico school, stabbing 37 classmates with needle
Venezuelan government providing support to terrorist Carlos the Jackal
Human Rights Court rules in favor of Leopoldo Lopez, slaps Chavez tactic of illegally disqualifying opposition
Chavez is in Cuba for a 5th round of chemo, instead of going to the UN this week. He claims it’s “the last round.” Evo Morales stopped in Caracas and they both flew together.
Since Chavez is not going to NY, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit him in Caracas on his way back from the UN Assembly.
Smoke and Mirrors in the Chavez Revolution: Oil and Research
This is the lawyer of Chavez defending what cannot be defended
The week’s posts:
The AFL-CIO vs. Guatemala
Mexico’s cartels vs bloggers, part 3
Mexican cartels now going after bloggers, part 2
Venezuela to withdraw from the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes
At The Green Room,
Mexican cartels now going after bloggers