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El Salvador in Peril

El Salvador’s presidential election on February 2 will have consequences beyond its borders. In the 1980s, chaos in that small nation cast a large shadow over the neighboring region, causing ...

Chávez Charade

  There may be many reasons for Hugo Chávez to close the consulate in Miami, but threats to Venezuelan diplomatic personnel is the least likely. If those threats were real, the Venezuelan ...

Stand Up to Chávez

Venezuelan strongman and self-proclaimed “21st-century socialist” Hugo Chávez has broken diplomatic relations with Colombia after Colombia accused Venezuela of continued support for the Marxist FARC guerrilla army. Accusations against Venezuela are ...

Obama’s Faux Pas

An unfortunate pattern is developing in President Obama’s world travels, and is detracting from his successes. This may be simply the result of newness in international affairs, but the White ...
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A Tyrant’s ‘Liberation’

New Year’s Day marked the 50th anniversary of the Castro regime. The media noted it, Castro’s apologists celebrated it, and survivors on three continents remembered the regime’s victims and its ...

The Regime Remains

Castro is trying to make virtue out of necessity; making de jure what has been de facto since he went into the hospital 17 months ago. Fidel has not run ...