Cúcuta’s Showbiz: Latin American politics as living theater By / jorgeheinel / March 12, 2019Rarely has the region seen such an undiluted diplomatic fiasco as what occurred on the Colombia-Venezuela border. But then, perhaps that was the point. Stagecraft has replaced statecraft. ChinaChinese inroads in Panama: Transport hubs and BRI in the Americas By Jorge Heine / jorgeheinel / June 26, 2018Ten of the eighteen nations that still have embassies in Taiwan are in Latin America and the Caribbean. Does the flip to the PRC make economic and diplomatic sense? Who’s next?