Welcome to the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The story of the week: the Copenhagen Climate Talks.
The ALBA’s sucre bill is no such thing
Noteworthy article from last February’s WaPo: Latin America’s Document-Driven Revolutions
Team of Spanish Scholars Helped Recast Constitutions in Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador
Argentina’s Dirty War Orphans
Los pensamientos de Lula
Resource-rich Brazil puts up its guard
The nation is reviving its space program as part of a push to secure its territory. ‘In the coming era of scarcity, we’re going to have to defend what we’ve got,’ a consultant to the Defense Ministry
For those of you who think Cubans actually own a house in Cuba, Karina’s patio is neither private nor special*
Before he left for Denmark, Hugo stopped in Havana: Fidel gives Chávez a breakfast sendoff
Guest blog: Enough is enough!
Birds of a feather (sort of)
Putting our economy in the hands of Chavez fans
The week’s posts and podcasts:
Jake Tapper picks up the scent of Chavez’s sulfur
Chavez: Obama smells of sulfur, too
Chile’s new prosperity: 15 Minutes on Latin America
Chavez does Denmark
At Real Clear World:
Former Sinaloa Drug Lord Dead in Shootout