Topic: James Bosworth
After years of delay and controversy, the US Congress approved free trade agreements Wednesday with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea.
10/13/2011 10:20 am
In some ways, attempting to employ Latin American criminals to carry out a terrorist act is the worst case scenario, but this case also shows how US-Mexico cooperation can stymie such actions.
10/12/2011 11:45 am
After Rick Perry caused a stir suggesting the US may need to send troops to quell violence in Mexico, now come some thoughts from Mitt Romney, including the idea to create a "Reagan Economic Zone" in Latin America.
10/09/2011 09:12 am
Latin America faces four major questions on the controversial topic of using technology to intentionally reshape aspects of Earth and its atmosphere in a way that counteracts climate change.
10/06/2011 11:14 am
Blogger James Bosworth lists questions for presidential candidate and Texas Governor Rick Perry, who said that sending US troops to Mexico may be the only way to curtail drug violence.
10/03/2011 12:13 pm
Had Bolivia's President Evo Morales not backed down in a dispute over the construction of a key road through the country's rainforest, deadly protests could have toppled his presidency, argues guest blogger James Bosworth.
09/27/2011 08:52 am
Latin America Monitor Venezuela, Bolivia 'failed demonstrably' to meet anti-drug obligations, says US. But did they?
Guest blogger James Bosworth says that while Venezuela is arguably promoting drug trafficking, Bolivia's anti-drug efforts seem on a par with US allies – making US criticism seem sour grapes.
09/16/2011 02:33 pm
Mexico's Twitter 'terrorists,' two citizens who made mistaken online posts about school shootings, could face 30 years in prison. A boon for organized crime?
09/06/2011 03:26 pm
A preliminary investigation into an alleged UN attack shows no evidence of rape by Uruguay peacekeepers, but the accusation has gripped Haiti and is another blow to the UN mission.
09/06/2011 10:15 am
The Casino Royale fire in Mexico may have been sparked by organized crime, but if proper safety regulations had been in place, the tragedy could have been minimized.
08/29/2011 11:12 am