Topic: Augusto Pinochet
Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II
03/05/2011 12:03 pm
Latin America's transition to democracy seems well established, with credible elections this year throughout the region. The recent Ecuador uprising underscores how dangers remain.
10/22/2010 10:51 am
Former foreign minister of Thailand weighs in on Thailand's crisis.
05/17/2010 11:02 am
A United Nations-backed crime investigation team, the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, roots out corrupt police and politicians in what could be a model for the region.
05/12/2010 05:00 pm
The term of newly inaugurated Sebastian Pinera literally began with a jolt, as a Chile earthquake aftershock shook his swearing-in and the Navy issued a tsunami alert.
03/11/2010 02:48 pm
A 7.2-magnitude Chile earthquake rattled the swearing-in ceremony of President Sebastian Piñera, the country's first conservative president in more than 50 years.
03/11/2010 12:02 pm
News media from around the world have highlighted looting in the wake of the 8.8 Chile earthquake, but how bad is it really? Chileans say things are tense in some areas, but under control.
03/01/2010 03:40 pm
Billionaire Sebastián Piñera won the presidency in Sunday’s election. His task is to ensure that his precessors’ commitment to human rights continues.
01/18/2010 01:46 pm
In Chile, which goes to the polls again Jan. 17 for a presidential runoff election, women vote in one place and men vote in another.
01/15/2010 03:26 pm
In Argentina, and elsewhere in Latin America, victims of brutal dictatorships are finally getting their day in court. But by trying former officials who were given amnesty, are nations reopening old political wounds?
12/24/2009 01:17 pm