Latin America & Caribbean

Mexico's Lopez Obrador's Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador’s Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition

February 10, 2019

Mexico is making a large contribution towards the prevention of civil war in Venezuela, by returning to long-established foreign policy tradition of neutrality, which the previous president had completely abandoned, says John Ackerman

Blood for Oil in Venezuela?

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 10, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Media Savvy Newcomer Wins El Salvador's Election: Another Rightward Shift?

Media Savvy Newcomer Wins El Salvador’s Election: Another Rightward Shift?

February 4, 2019

Nayib Bukele won El Salvador’s presidential election, capitalizing on his newcomer status and the FMLN’s crisis as it was being stymied by the country’s conservative forces. We analyze the result with CISPES coordinator Alexis Stoumbelis

Brazil Dam Collapse: Consequences Will Be More Devastating Under Bolsonaro

Brazil Dam Collapse: Consequences Will Be More Devastating Under Bolsonaro

January 30, 2019

Existing mining and environmental regulations, if they had been implemented, could have prevented this disaster, which caused at least 84 dead and 256 missing. We discuss the Vale dam collapse in Brazil with Greenpeace organizer Fabiana Alves

New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: "Would Destroy What's Left of its Economy"

New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: “Would Destroy What’s Left of its Economy”

January 30, 2019

National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that the US will freeze Venezuelan assets and block oil payments for Venezuelan oil imports to the US. This would not only be illegal, but would also be yet another crippling blow to the country, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot