The Americas Politics
- The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship? Mexican Media Reacts To Xi's Visit
June 07 2013 5:38 AM
Xi Jinping's visit to Mexico raised a lot of expectations among the local media. Were they met?
- Mexican Troops Rescue 165 Migrants Kidnapped Near US Border
June 06 2013 11:07 PM
The victims, mostly from Central America -- there was also one Indian national -- were kidnapped while trying to cross into the U.S.
- The Tequila Agreement: A New Dawn In China And Mexico's Relations
June 06 2013 12:07 PM
The Chinese president's first visit to Mexico marks the start of a new relationship between the Asian giant and Central America's strongest economy.
- Friends With Benefits: Nicaragua And Venezuela Strengthen Commercial Ties
June 06 2013 11:53 AM
The two leftist, anti-American leaders agreed to join forces in economic and security policies, and criticized Colombia's intention of joining NATO.
- Brazilian Safe Sex Ad Campaign Backfires
June 05 2013 3:15 PM
Brazil has pulled its controversial new 'Happy Prostitute' online ad campaign promoting safe sex.
- Embarrassing! Trinidadians Mortified Over Government's Handling Of Xi Visit
June 05 2013 12:34 PM
China's visiting president had to hold his own umbrella, plus other diplomatic faux pas for the small but hopeful Caribbean nation.
- Ecuador: The Other Latin American Success Story
June 05 2013 5:52 AM
With a faster growth rate than Brazil, Ecuador could be the next big Latin American hit. What's behind its success?
- What Is This Whole 'Çapuling' Thing?
June 04 2013 5:24 PM
"Çapuling," or "chappuling," is a term that has taken on a life of its own as anti-government protests sweep across Turkey. What does "capuling" mean?
- A Tale Of Two Trips: Latin America Reacts To Xi and Biden's Visits
June 04 2013 11:09 AM
China and the U.S.'s interest in Latin America is clear. Local media seem to have a clear favorite between the two.
- Rubio's Border Security Push At Odds With Latino Voters
June 04 2013 9:50 AM
As Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., pushes for stronger border security measures, a new poll finds that Latino voters oppose a border-first strategy.
- Blackout: How Argentina ‘Eliminated’ Africans From Its History And Conscience
June 04 2013 5:48 AM
Black Africans, who were a large portion of Argentina's population in the early 19th century, seem to have vanished. Or have they?
- Can You Find Suriname On A Map? China Can And Is Already There
June 01 2013 9:56 AM
Small in size and plagued by questionable leadership, Suriname has long been ignored by the West. So why is China determined to invest there?