No cause is permanently lost, even the worst causes
Another “summit” for Obama to waste: Dina’s coming to Washington, Hopes Rise on Brazilian Ties, but The Economist says,BRAZIL has probably never mattered more to America than it does now. America has probably never mattered less to Brazil.
Chile: La Cuba que Camila Vallejo no quiso ver – por Yoani Sánchez
An open letter to Chilean communist student leader Camila Vallejo
Santos v Uribe
Álvaro Uribe has fallen out with his chosen successor, Juan Manuel Santos. At stake are conflicting visions of the country’s future
Cuba After Benedict
Dissidents who asked to meet with the Pope are now being arrested.
18,262 days to be thankful for
Oscar Biscet says religious freedom does not exist in Cuba
Economist special report: Revolution in retreat
Under Raúl Castro, Cuba has begun the journey towards capitalism. But it will take a decade and a big political battle to complete, writes Michael Reid
Meet Latin America’s next Hugo Chavez
Ecuador’s Rafael Correa demonstrates same anti-American behavior
The Significant ‘Little War’
Declassified documents show that the Falklands War really did matter.
Two of Latin America’s deadliest gangs join forces, via Dick and Silvio Canto.
Earthquake warnings in Mexico City
This app could save your life
Miguel de la Madrid, 1934-2012
When the PRI shook
“That is how I infiltrated Iran” A Young Mexican spy narrates the details of an operation executed in Teheran from La amenaza Iraní [The Iranian Threat (in Latin America)]
US GUN LOBBY COULD HELP STOP MEXICO’S VIOLENCE
Puerto Rico warns Occupy Movement to clean up mess
Samuel must have been off that day: Santero priest targeted in Puerto Rico drug operation
Orlando Robles Ortiz is accused of helping the group transport U.S.-bound cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten to Puerto Rico and of consulting with a spirit named “Samuel” on which days were best to do so, officials said.
Searching for Gorbachev in Caracas
The Bolivarian Revolution risks breaking to pieces. With each passing day, Caracas more closely resembles Moscow circa 1991. via Real Clear World
The week’s posts:
Mexico: The big business of oil theft
Cuba: Aftermath of the Pope’s visit
Argentina: Book banning through unleaded ink
Monday’s North American summit: Just how bad was it?
The wasted 1-day summit
At Real Clear World:
Chavez Heading Back to Cuba
Chavez Medical Emergency?