Obama faces challenges south of the border
Following his inauguration on Tuesday, Barack Obama faces many serious global challenges -- some of them in Latin America. Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses how he might tackle Mexican drug violence and relations with Cuba and Venezuela.
Posted: January 20, 2009 17:12
Reevaluating U.S.-Cuban relations on the anniversary of revolution
The new year marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution, and Anthony DePalma of The New York Times discusses where Cuba and U.S.-Cuban relations might be headed.
Posted: January 1, 2009 15:19
Russian warships visit Cold War ally Cuba
Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses Russian warships docking in Havana and potential changes to Cuba-U.S. relations under Barack Obama.
Posted: December 19, 2008 13:42
Castro proposes prisoner swap with U.S.
Cuban President Raul Castro has proposed a prisoner swap with the U.S., suggesting a trade of the "Cuban Five" for dissidents imprisoned in Cuba.
Posted: December 19, 2008 13:18
Obama may shake up relations with Cuba and Venezuela
Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the future of relations between the U.S. and Latin American nations under U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.
Posted: November 5, 2008 23:46
Cubans look to U.S. election
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes from Havana about the Cuban angle of the impending U.S. presidential election.
Posted: October 27, 2008 13:41
Blogwatch / Video
Guantánamo Bay prison to remain open
The Bush administration announced that it will not close the prison at Guantánamo Bay and has not examined proposals for transferring the detainees elsewhere.
Posted: October 21, 2008 17:03
Where in the world is Hugo Chavez?
Follow Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez as he travels the world.
Explore his growing international interests and ties to foreign nations.
Posted: October 14, 2008 17:31