Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
"It's a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances," she says.
I reported on the imminent normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba 20 years ago.
Key to the normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations was the release of three members of the Cuban 5, which IPS public scholars have been advocating for many years.
We asked two veterans of UN climate talks to cut through the jargon and tell us what’s new and trending at this year’s summit in Lima, Peru.
"Here we are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we have investor lawsuits against governments over policies to encourage renewable energy," says Sarah Anderson at a UN preparatory event for the Financing for Development summit.
Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
IPS holds its 38th annual awards ceremony honoring Robin Reineke, the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders, and Juan E. Méndez.
A video message from President Bachelet presented at the 38th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Awards