• Protests against president Dilma Rousseff. (Source: Josadaik Alcântara Marques/flickr)

    ​by Michael Lerner The country is on track for its longest and deepest recession since records began in 1901.Americas,Brazil,Dilma Rousseff,drought,Olympics,Petrobras,recession,zika virus,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Mar 03, 2016, 4:05 PM EST
  • Souce: Policía Nacional de los colombianos/flickr

    The police force will change its focus to a post-conflict one with greater transparency.Americas,Colombia,FARC,Organized crime,police,post-conflict,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Feb 26, 2016, 3:14 PM EST
  • (Souce: Policía Nacional de los colombianos/flickr)

    by Michael Lerner After scandals, the national police force has restructured to have greater transparency.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2016, 11:14 AM EDT
  • Source: Cristóbal Alvarado Minic/flickr

    by Michael Lerner By failing to pay $3mn in dues, Venezuela lost U.N. voting rights, and default looms.Americas,default,Nicolas Maduro,oil,sovereign debt,U.N.,Venezuela,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 27, 2016, 4:22 PM EST
  • Source: Justin Klubnik/flickr

    by Michael Lerner The U.S. will accept an unspecified number of people fleeing gang violence as refugees.Americas,U.S.,deportation,El Salvador,gang violence,Guatemala,Honduras,Illegal immigration,refugees,zika virus,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 15, 2016, 5:24 PM EST