The recent actions of Alabama and New York highlight how red states and blue states are heading in exactly opposite directions on laws about illegal immigrants. In this atmosphere, is federal immigration reform possible?
06/20/2011 03:09 pm
Sandra Torres, Guatemala's former first lady and presidential hopeful, divorced her husband to avoid a legal bar to her candidacy. But it may have turned the country's devout public against her.
06/17/2011 02:58 pm
Today is the 40th anniversary of Nixon declaring a 'war on drugs.' Many Latin Americans are calling for an alternative strategy, but the short-term consequences could be dire for this region.
06/17/2011 10:45 am
The Organization of American States proposes setting up an alert mechanism to avert future coups in the region, but the idea is fraught with challenges.
06/10/2011 10:05 am
A Christian Science perspective. Church is not just something to attend; it can take place within you.
06/06/2011 09:45 am
With the recent massacre of 27 laborers in the department of Peten, groups are urging Guatemala to purge its institutions of organized crime. Throughout the region, drug money wields significant influence among politicians, police, and communities at large.
05/31/2011 11:07 am
Some analysts say that 'femicides' increase with the chaos of organized crime, though motives in El Salvador and the rest of Central America and Mexico remain unclear.
05/24/2011 10:34 am
Bob Hentzen is walking nearly 8,000 miles across Latin America to find sponsors for needy kids and the elderly.
05/02/2011 12:56 pm
Retired German math teacher Joachim Rittstieg says ancient Dresden Codex and Mayan priests guided him to the legendary Atlantis in eastern Guatemala.
04/17/2011 11:06 am
Thousands die each year in a struggle between the US 'War on Drugs' and the drug cartels, who are financed and armed by American narcotics consumers, Pentagon officials testified last week.
04/11/2011 10:01 pm