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.
Here is the text of the written answers on U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean Rex Tillerson submitted to the Senate for his confirmation hearing. The answers cover Mexico, the Colombia peace process, the opening to Cuba and human rights, and political prisoners in Venezuela, among other topics.
This was the year of “politicized backlash” against LGBT rights and tolerance. And yet, the region continued to make enormous strides in the rights and visibility of the LGBT+ community.
With Haiti stuck in yet another election impasse, it’s time to re-evaluate and re-orient U.S. policy toward the beleaguered island nation. The first step is requiring Haiti’s political class to take more responsibility.
Thirty years after the Jean-Claude Duvalier fled Haiti, the Caribbean island country has been plagued by political upheaval, autocracy, and corruption. Now, though, after yet another electoral debacle, the international community has a rare opportunity to support the Haitian people, rather than an imperfect, temporary way out of a crisis.