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.
In switching allegiance from Taiwan to PRC, President Varela will likely bring more investment and support for his country. But is it a security risk for the U.S. in the region and its interests in the Canal?
When it comes to Latin America policy in the U.S. government, policy outcomes are shaped heavily by personality. In some cases, it means that those who know the region best are making the day-to-day decisions away from the higher circles of power. Is that a good thing?