Along with political challenges, the past year offered some hopeful advances-- many of which came just in last few weeks.
The President's trip south of the border will do little to sway a region that is demanding fairer economic policies.
The past 12 months brought some promising developments on the globalization front.
Despite Ortega’s many flaws, the return of the Sandinistas to power creates the possibility that his challenge to the “savage capitalism” of the previous regime can genuinely benefit Nicaragua’s poor. (Translation into Arabic by ahewar.org)
Despite Ortega's many flaws, the return of the Sandinistas to power creates the possibility that his challenge to the "savage capitalism" of the previous regime can genuinely benefit Nicaragua's poor.
A campaign of fear may have kept Mexico locked into the status quo.
Bush won't cheer a progressive win in Mexico's presidential election, but the rest of us should.
Railing against Bolivia's oil and gas nationalization, the media's "free trade" ideologues value markets over democracy.