Latin America


The Trump whisperer: Marco Rubio has the president’s ear on Latin America

Victor Landa July 6, 2017

*This should surprise no one, there is no structure at the State Department to deal with Latin America, and Marco Rubio has emerged as Trump’s hemispheric expert – think Cuba […]

As Trump Strikes Syria, We Should Revisit the History Lessons of US Intervention in Central America

NewsTaco April 14, 2017

Why Chicanos Love Fidel Castro But Hate Cuban Exile Politics

NewsTaco December 2, 2016

Colombia President Will Donate Nobel Peace Prize Money to Victims

NewsTaco October 12, 2016

*Juan Manuel Santos managed to broker peace with the FARC guerillas. Now he’s working on a peace deal with the National Liberation Army (ELN). VL By Associated Press (2.5 minute read) […]

Colombia And FARC Rebels Reach Historic Peace Deal After Bloody War

NewsTaco August 25, 2016

*I was at a gathering last night when the news of the peace deal buzzed on mobile devices.It’s what most people talked about the rest of the evening. VL By […]

The world isn’t paying enough attention to Latin America’s child-bride problem

NewsTaco August 5, 2015

*The good news, NGO’s are working with girls in rural Latin America where 97% of those participating in the program remained unmarried throughout its duration. VL By Rachel B. Vogelstein, […]

Why U.S. Latinos Need To Get Loud About The Dominican Republic

NewsTaco June 19, 2015

*I think the problem is that in the U.S. we see racism as a black/white issue, and we see immigration as a border thing, when in fact they are global […]