Despite economic woes and enduring violence, López Obrador’s government has made considerable progress dismantling a system that almost solely benefits the political and economic elite and keeps more than 50 million Mexicans in poverty.
At least 340 Haitian migrant workers have been deported since Hurricane Dorian hit the island.
2019 Was a Year of Global Unrest, Spurred by Anger at Rising Inequality, and 2020 Is Likely to Be Worse
This is not helped by an administration in Washington that has yielded ground to authoritarian dictatorships at a time of global unrest in which stable Western leadership has hardly been more necessary.
Ultimately, labeling other countries as currency manipulators is more about politics and geopolitical relations than policy.
Throughout Bolivian history, protests have been an important way indigenous people and rural peasants, long excluded from the halls of power, have made their voices heard.
Quitobaquito’s history is worth preserving. It reveals an American past populated by people who do not fit into current rhetorical boxes.
Here in the heavy industry heartland of Colombia, environmentalism has old roots and has endured through decades of violence and intimidation.
Over the past few decades, Bolivia has transformed in a way that many considered irreversible.
On balance, Piñera’s four speeches were more positive than negative—a perhaps surprising finding, given what is now clear about the depth of Chile’s crisis.
Like other northern Mexicans, the LeBarons are a thoroughly cross-border community.
Invoking a Christian god as the source of political power, while commonplace in many countries, is a departure in Bolivia after Evo Morales’ 14-year tenure.
Chile is one of the world’s most unequal countries, with less equitable income distribution than neighboring Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.
By summoning Dessalines, Haitian protesters implicitly contrast the achievements of that revolution —freedom, universal citizenship and racial equality— with the disappointments of the Moïse government.
In addition to introducing an asylum application fee, the government wants to hike the cost of other immigration petitions and applications by as much as 532%.
On November 12, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the Trump administration’s decision to end the program.
This faith-based distress at humanity’s poor stewardship of God’s creation has some powerful and outspoken proponents in Brazil.
Yerba mate is a wildly popular leaf that is dried, steeped like tea and drunk hot or cold across Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.
An ancient dam in the Cordillera Negra. (Photo by Kevin Lane/Author provided)
Policymakers, political scientists like myself and all Americans can start to understand the ban’s effects.
Day of the Dead can be traced back to the native peoples of central and southern Mexico, the regions where I conduct my archaeological research.
My recent research —and that of others— shows that communities with more residents of color are more likely to rely on revenue coming from traffic tickets and other minor fines.