President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will cut the number of refugees it will accept to 18,000 in fiscal year 2020.
History of Treaty Used to Impose Sanctions on Venezuela Shows It’s a Clumsy Way to Advance Democracy
Though the postwar years saw a relative flowering of democracy in Latin America, the Rio Treaty was not envisioned as an instrument for advancing democracy.
The suggestion that El Salvador can protect asylum seekers is misleading.
While there is little certainty as to its origin, many scholars believe the statue arrived in Portobelo in the 17th century.
What can be learned from the failures and successes of Latin America’s leftist parties and governments in the very recent past?
Cuba is no longer the Americas’ lonely outpost of communism. This Caribbean island has become a nation of entrepreneurship, democratic aspiration, even pro-Americanism.
The U.S. is acting in violation of its own law governing treatment of refugees, the U.S. 1980 Refugee Act. The Q&A below illustrates what the U.S. should be doing, under law—and what it isn’t doing.
South America’s Second-Largest Forest Is Also Burning and ‘Environmentally Friendly’ Charcoal Is Subsidizing Its Destruction
If the Gran Chaco forest continues to be leveled at the current rates, it will recede before most people even knew it existed.
In a study published on September 12, the Colorado Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights found the backlog in naturalization applications has ballooned and wait times have doubled in the last three years.
The current political crisis in the United States shares similarities with political issues in Latin America.
As a scholar of immigration law, I can state with authority that —unlike other policies— this particular move will likely result in the death, kidnapping and torture of individuals seeking safety from persecution and torture in their home countries.
The prospects of slowing deforestation remain dim, an issue that matters to people around the world.
There is evidence that Mexicans migrating to the U.S. today are significantly different than their counterparts making the move more than a decade ago.
Clouds of dust rose behind the wheels of the pickup truck as we hurtled over the back road in Palo Verde, El Salvador.
The scale of this climate emergency very much depends on the level of effort the global community puts into mitigation.
Trump’s hardline immigration policies seem to have spurred a broader population of Christians into action. And their civil disobedience crosses racial, ethnic and even party lines in new ways.
Despite the official ceasefire peace agreement signed by the government and FARC leaders in 2016 after 50 years of civil war, criminal armed groups have re-ignited the violence in areas previously occupied by FARC.
The alleged police rape has hit a nerve in Mexico, where women face extremely high rates of violence and incessant catcalling.
By Sam Halvorsen, Queen Mary University of London Argentines were stunned in mid-August when the center-left candidate Alberto Fernández won the national primary elections for the presidency, surpassing all predictions with a whopping 15-point lead over the incumbent Mauricio Macri. The primaries, known as the “PASO”, serve to winnow down the number of presidential candidates, […]