Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Mexico and the newly-announced initiative to increase security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Leslie H. Gelb, the president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of "Power Rules," discusses his belief that major conflicts like that in Afghanistan should not be the focus of President Obama's foreign policy.
In a staunch reversal from the prior administration, Barack Obama will sign a nonbinding United Nations declaration decriminalizing homosexuality. Sixty-six of the 192 United Nations member countries signed the resolution, but 70 members outlaw homosexuality and it carries the dealth penalty in seven nations.
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that a "zero tolerance" policy intended to curb crime in Mexico has forced some street children into prostitution.
Knowing full well that they may never return to their homeland due to U.S. travel restrictions, some young Cubans are nonetheless leaving behind loved ones and heading to the U.S.
As El Salvador prepares for its presidential election on Sunday, debate is swirling over whether the country will make a left turn and elect Mauricio Funes of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN). A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about U.S. influence on the election.
Despite years of ill will between the U.S. and Cuban governments, many Cubans still have fond feelings for America -- and look forward to changing relations under U.S. President Barack Obama.
President of the National Assembly of Cuba Ricardo Alarcón gives his thoughts on U.S.-Cuba relations and advocates an end to the embargo.
The change in leadership from Fidel to Raúl Castro has allowed for increased political expression in Cuba. Watch members of rap group Anonimo Consejo explain their role in the Cuban hip-hop movement and rehearse their song "Liberate."