Dispelling myths about the battle for democracy in Bolivia

Dispelling myths about the battle for democracy in Bolivia

After years of watching embattled Nicolás Maduro remain in power in Venezuela, many international observers did not expect Evo Morales to resign as president of Bolivia. But after massive electoral fraud, Mor

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Situation Report: Central American Caravans

Situation Report: Central American Caravans

This Situation Report covers the recent crisis driven by mass migration from Central America through Mexico to the United States southwest border. The report details the route taken by the Central American caravans, focu

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Venezuela: more than a brutal regime it’s an evil revolution that must be stopped

Venezuela: more than a brutal regime it’s an evil revolution that must be stopped

The Venezuelan crisis has become the worst humanitarian crisis in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 3 million people fleeing the country in the last few years. As conditions in the country worsen, more Venezuelans a

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Hubris and Prudence in Nicaragua

Hubris and Prudence in Nicaragua

The latest from fellow Fernando Menéndez about China's place in Nicaragua:  "A few short years ago, Chinese investments in Latin America seemed to mean changing the nature of the hemisphere in economic, if not polit

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Trudeau government two-faced on Iran

Trudeau government two-faced on Iran

"Last month, Canada led efforts at the United Nations to pass a draft resolution condemning Iran for its grave human rights abuses," writes Candice Malcolm. She notes that "ever since 2003, Liberal and Conservative Cana

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Iran Taking Over Latin America

Iran Taking Over Latin America

During the last couple months, Iran and Saudi Arabia have been playing a political tug of war over Latin America. On November 10, 2015, Iran's deputy foreign minister held a private meeting with ambassadors from nine La

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Iran Taking Over Latin America

Iran Taking Over Latin America

During the last couple months, Iran and Saudi Arabia have been playing a political tug of war over Latin America. On November 10, 2015, Iran's deputy foreign minister held a private meeting with ambassadors from nine Lat

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Yazidis face genocide at hands of Islamic State

Yazidis face genocide at hands of Islamic State

Over the past few weeks, Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq have surged and liberated more than 30 villages previously held by Daesh, or the so-called Islamic State. Backed and aided by Canadian and American-led air strikes

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