Topic: Johanna Mendelson Forman
At least nine Latin American nations are developing drone programs, raising calls for a code of conduct that will assuage concerns over potential misuse.
04/20/2011 06:00 pm
For the first time in three decades, the US and Brazil have a military agreement. Brazil is shopping for 36 new fighter jets, and the US is trying to counter growing Russian and Iranian influence in Latin America.
04/13/2010 10:17 am
Almost two months after the Haiti earthquake, President René Préval is in Washington to outline his plan for the kind of aid Haiti needs next. It includes seeds and fertilizers for this summer’s crops.
03/10/2010 08:53 am
Two weeks after the 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti, relief workers are shifting from emergency aid to a second wave of challenges, such as providing safer, cleaner shelter for the more than 1 million people left homeless.
01/26/2010 09:41 am
Venezuela's Chávez recently bought tanks and missiles from Russia. Several countries – including Brazil, Colombia, and Chile – are increasing their defense spending in a region that faces no major external threats.
10/02/2009 01:00 am
Summit of the Americas gathers the 34 democratically governed countries of the Western Hemisphere. But communist Cuba threatens to steal some of the spotlight.
04/17/2009 01:00 am
President Medvedev visits Venezuela this week as a Russian nuclear warship leads joint maneuvers.
11/25/2008 12:00 am