In Caracas, widespread street protests this week have left three dead, dozens injured, and President Nicolas Maduro's Chavista government looking for scapegoats. (Other than the nation's skyrocketing inflation, collapsing currency and stratospheric crime rate, of course.) Maduro has now issued an ... More >>
Hugo Chavez may have quelled rumors last week that he was near death by appearing on TV looking relatively robust, but some recent political moves have left many in Caracas wondering if he's going to make it to the presidential elections -- and even more alarmingly, what will happen to Venezuela if ... More >>
Hugo Chavez certainly isn't helping the notion that he's not some sort of brutal dictator. We mean, how many non-dictators declare they hope to continue ruling their country for at least 20 more years? A cancer-stricken Chavez celebrated his 57th birthday yesterday and told the crowd he hoped to ... More >>
Manuel Noriega promised retribution against "Panamanian traitors and their U.S. Masters" One week before his ouster, Panama strongman Manuel Noriega was preparing to crack down on his opponents and rally his troops, according to Prudence Bushnell, at the time U.S. Ambassador to Panama.Bushnell's ana ... More >>
President CorreaNational police in Ecuador are pissed at President Rafael Correa. So pissed that riots have broken out in the capitol, and Correa claims he is the victim of an attempted coup. The police unleashed the protest after they say Correa cancelled promised promotions and bonuses.
Father Gerard Jean-Juste is no outlaw. He's a Magic City hero.
Haiti of yore, more obsessions, posterior postmortems, and the S word
When your country is bristling with weapons, peace and democracy begin to look like targets, not dreams
This film has it in for the cold warrior Kissinger
Why are all those South American cop cars parked off Le Jeune Road? Ask salesman Ricardo Callado.
A Marked Man
Sweet Micky's provocative music moves Haitians with an infectious beat and political overtones