Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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Bolivia nationaliseert olie en gas

Morales gooit het roer om

Peru’s Populist Gamble

Would a Win By Ollanta Humala Be Another Step Forward for the Latin American Left?

Politicizing U.S. Aid

Under Bush's new Director of Foreign Assistance, Randall Tobias, U.S. foreign assistance will be more overtly political than ever. Can progressives in good conscience demand increased aid?

Latin America Unchained

Will the U.S. lose its influence over countries that have paid off their IMF loans?

Bolivia and the Progressive Mandate in Latin America

What will Evo Morales learn from leftist governments in Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela?

CAFTA’s Corpse, Revived

New disputes are calling into question what the Central American Free Trade Agreement will look like in practice.

Truth Versus Superpower

Defying the Bush Administration's neoconservative worldview, El Salvador's historic Truth Commission Report has once again become a living document.

Has the U.S. “Lost” Bolivia?

To truly promote democracy in Latin America, the U.S. must redefine its national interests in the region.

CAFTA Deserves a Quiet Death

The White House's failure to push forward its latest "free trade" deal is a victory for working people throughout the Americas.

Remembering Romero

With a White House that uses El Salvador as a model for Iraq, we still have much to learn from the assassination of Archbishop Romero twenty-five years ago.