Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
The two top leaders of the Workers' Party tried to find harmony with elites, but left the rest of the country behind in the process.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world's shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
IPS scholars James Early and Netfa Freeman talk about how new diplomatic relations with Cuba give us a chance to see the response from the Cuban people and move forward in the battle to end the embargo.
Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft's shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction
The breaking of Euro-North American spheres of dominance would be a victory for the internationalism represented by movements for social, political, and economic integration in Africa and Latin America.
Proposals like the Alliance for Prosperity Plan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership will only accelerate a race to the bottom for families in the Northern triangle of Latin America, Manuel Perez-Rocha said at the AFL-CIO conference on U.S. trade policy.
In the second issues of the International Review of Contemporary Law, dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Charter, Phyllis Bennis writes about the Paris climate talks, the UN, terrorism, and the global war on terror.
G4S, where Omar Mateen worked as a security guard, profits from both U.S. border militarization and the Israeli occupation.
IPS's Janet Redman testified at the DNC Platform Committee Hearing for a non-military response to the potentially catastrophic security risk posed by climate change.
There's still hope for the "pink tide" that swept aside Latin America's right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.