Cry for Me Venezuela: The Post-Chávez Era Has Begun
Hugo Chávez is dead. The Venezuelan dictator’s battle with cancer that began with a secretive 2011 trip to Cuba ended yesterday, at 4:32 p.m., in a military hospital bed in Caracas. But though the man is gone, the myth ...
The Honduran Elections: True Lies and Home Truths
A sprawling piece of graffiti at a school in a poor Tegucigalpa neighborhood warned: “Your Life is Not Worth a Vote!” The intent of the message was to scare voters away from the November 29 national elections in Honduras.
As I ...
Honduras's 'Mad' Mel Zelaya: Reckless & Dangerous
While the world wasn’t looking, Honduras’s left-leaning Pres. Manuel “Mel” Zelaya tried to trash every legal institution in his country In an attempt to open the door for re-election, Zelaya demanded a popular referendum. (Honduran presidents can’t ...
President Obama in Mexico
President Obama dined and slept last night in the largest city in the Americas. Mexico City pulsates with life, problems, and history.
La Capital is the city of the vainglorious General Santa Anna and the progressive Porfirio Díaz, who ...