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House Democrats Want to Know the Truth About the Bolivian Coup
The OAS’s false accusations led to the expulsion of Evo Morales. Now members of Congress want the State Department to investigate.
July 28, 2021
Democrats Are Sticking to Trump’s Cuba Policies
Party leadership blocked an amendment to roll back restrictions on the amount of money people in the US can send to their families in Cuba.
July 23, 2021
The Best Haitians Can Expect From Prime Minister Ariel Henry
…is that his administration will be a brief stage in a series of transitions to genuine democracy.
July 22, 2021
Biden’s New Immigration Plan Is Already Outdated
Migration is a cure for economic crisis—not a cause of it.
July 20, 2021
How Far Will the US Take Intervention in Cuba?
Lawmakers in both parties are divided on whether to mend troubled relations or escalate already aggressive foreign policy.
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July 16, 2021
Colombia’s Strategy to Quell Protesters? Shoot at Their Eyes.
Human rights groups estimate as many as 200 protesters have suffered eye injuries after being targeted by Colombia’s notorious anti-riot police.
July 14, 2021
The Violence of Latinx Erasure Starts With Undercounting Victims
The systematic deletion of Latinx people by government databases, media organizations, and Hollywood has enabled killer cops, inhumane immigration policies, and more.
July 13, 2021
Cuba’s Protests Are Different This Time
A shrinking economy, frightening new rates of Covid infections, and growing discontent with the government are fueling once-in-a-generation protests.
William M. LeoGrande
July 12, 2021
What Next for Haiti?
The announced arrests didn’t solve the murder of Jovenel Moïse. Nor do they address the deeper problems of a country where the presidency has become a business, not a duty.
June 29, 2021
Biden’s Failure to End Trump’s War on Cuba Is Threatening Lives
The president promised to return to Obama’s policies of engagement with Cuba, but the embargo and other Trump-era restrictions remain in place.