The really big news this week: Mexico to Consider Free-Trade Agreement With Brazil. This would have huge implications for the entire hemisphere. Daniel glances at the possibilities.
Bill Ayers and Hugo Chavez: Blood Brothers in Terror
Brazil’s foreign policy
Lula and his squabbling friends
A bold Brazilian attempt to integrate South America has run into difficulty. Critics at home say Brazil should put national interest over leftist ideology
Honduran Media Bias Caught On Tape
Tropical Depression Ana soaks Puerto Rico
Report: Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez aggressively seizing control of media
An unclassified report lists examples of Venezuelan government efforts to crack down on or seize control of media outlets to stifle criticism.
This week’s posts and podcasts
Today’s podcast at 11AM: Venezuelans Protest Journalist Beatings
Firebombs thrown at Honduran newspaper office
Golf: Chávez’s latest target
Oscar Arias gets the flu, and other headlines from Latin America
At Real Clear World:
Venezuelans Protest Journalist Beatings