In Latin America Vice President Pence finds himself in a role now familiar to many White House officials: telling leaders abroad that they should ignore his boss’ bluster. Truth is there’s often little change from the past.
Yes, Pence is trying to clear up the damage done by President Trump’s clumsy remarks. But let’s not lose sight of the countries the vice president is visiting and the vice president’s rhetoric on his listening tour—even after he cut it short.
Global Americans has been following the Latin Americanists lining up to work in the Trump Administration. This week, General John F. Kelly, the new Chief of Staff, joins the ranks. William Brownfield could join soon too.
Venezuela is approaching a pivotal moment this weekend. Has the U.S. ceded too much leadership in the region to make a difference?
Yes, there’s the economic illogic of the surplus/deficit evaluation of trade in the Trump administration’s NAFTA objectives. But there’s also a lot of positive language that outweighs it.
U.S. politicians are threatening a government shutdown if the Congress doesn’t secure funds for the border wall. Weren’t the Mexicans supposed to pay?
The upcoming withdrawal of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Haiti (MINUSTAH) threatens to add to the security, crime and drug trafficking challenges the Dominican Republic already faces. Here’s how the U.S. can help.
Diplomatic relations are key to achieving major foreign policy and national security goals. This Fourth of July we take a look back at U.S. relations with Latin America.
The defeat of U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is a troubling sign of declining U.S. leverage and moral authority in the hemisphere, and not just on matters of human rights.
Much of the Trump administration’s America First agenda is at risk thanks to the development assistance cuts it has proposed. Let’s hope Congress reverses them.