Crucial elections were held in El Salvador and Colombia yesterday, with serious implications for US interests. In El Salvador, two political parties with radically different ideologies are squaring off to choose the next president, who will succeed Mauricio Funes of … read more
El Salvador’s presidential election puts the nation at a crossroads. Will the people continue down the path of Venezuelan-style revolution, or choose a new path towards free enterprise and political freedom? AEI Fellow Roger Noriega explains. Follow AEIdeas on Twitter … read more
Venezuelan protests have rocked the Americas. AEI fellow Roger Noriega explains the demonstrations in Venezuela, and makes the case that the US should help our neighbors who are fighting against a brutal authoritarian regime. Follow AEIdeas on Twitter at @AEIdeas.
A man whom the US Treasury Department has designated as an operative of the terrorist organization Hezbollah has relocated from the Syria war zone to Venezuela in recent days, apparently in support the government’s violent crackdown against student demonstrators. Ghazi … read more
To the uninitiated, occasional news of “Cuban reforms” is received with some sense of hope that the Castro regime might be loosening its stranglehold on the economy to create new opportunity for the island’s 11 million people. Such false expectations … read more