The depths of the Venezuela crisis became clear yesterday as the nation’s Catholic bishops denounced the “brutality” and “criminalization of protests” by the leftist regime led by Nicolás Maduro. Their bold and unequivocal rejection of the regime’s “totalitarian” tendencies underscores … read more
The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) voted Friday to exclude a Venezuelan opposition congresswoman from a discussion of the violence that has been wracking her country for seven weeks. Maria Corina Machado has been targeted by … read more
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.