The stealthy return to Honduras by deposed President Manuel Zelaya this week highlights unusual alliances and the significant role of Brazil, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.
As many as 30,000 people were seized, disappeared and murdered during Argentina's "Dirty War." Peter Eisner praises the work of an Argentine photojournalist whose "Absences" series chronicles those who were snatched from life.
President Barack Obama renewed the U.S. embargo with Cuba this week. As usual, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner, Latin America is an afterthought in U.S. foreign policy planning.
In rural Colombia, a man is bringing knowledge to hundreds of farm children on the back of a burro. A librarian, he travels far and wide to hand out books.
Buses come to Argentina from neighboring countries for health treatment, but many Argentinians complain that their tax dollars can no longer subsidize the overused and abused health system.
Venezuela has agreed to export 20,000 barrels of gasoline per day to Iran. But Hugo Chavez is merely making a small deal with Iran to thumb his nose at the United States, writes Peter Eisner -- an exercise he and Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad practice whenever they can.
Professor Fernando Coronil discusses this weekend's protests in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's suspension of radio stations and the oil export deal that could undermine any new sanctions against Iran.
As Hugo Chavez makes his way from North Africa and the Middle East to Europe, commentators evaluate his relationships with anti-American regimes. Yesterday, Chavez strengthened ties with Iran's Ahmadinejad by signing a new oil deal.
Lucia Newman of Al Jazeera English reports from Buenos Aires on the uproar that Iran's appointment of a potential terror suspect is creating in Argentina. The cabinet appointee is suspected of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in Argentine history fifteen years ago.