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Clinton Team Drives Foreign Policy Wedge into Democratic Race

Just two days after the candidates showed little daylight between their positions on global issues during the Sunday debate, the Clinton team struck out at Sanders on foreign policy. How much daylight is there between the two leading candidates?

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Argentina’s Intense First 30 Days under President Macri

The first month of Mauricio Macri’s administration was intense. He made drastic economic changes, he began to form a new government characterized by the presence of men and women from multinational companies, and he emitted a series of decrees rather than calling on congress to pass legislation in an extraordinary session.

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The Dark Side of Clean Energy in Mexico

Wind energy projects on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec are facing opposition from local indigenous communities. What’s at stake?

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Stop the Raids and Focus Instead on U.S. Policy towards Central America

We, the undersigned organizations working in the fields of human rights, Latin American solidarity, immigrant rights, women’s rights and fair foreign policy, call for humanitarian protection for Central American migrants through administratively-granted relief and for an immediate halt to the raids.

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El Chapo is Caught, But Corruption, U.S. Consumption & Failed Drug War Keep the Cartels in Business

The FARC and the Colombian government continue to reach for peace

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January 25, 2016

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Laura Carlsen’s letter to the editor published in the New York Times about the drug war and U.S. funding. Read here.

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January 12, 2016

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Laura Carlsen joins Elena Poniatowska, founder of the newspaper La Jornada, on Democracy Now! to discuss El Chapo’s arrest and the drug war. Watch here.

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January 12, 2016

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in this Salon article that discusses El Chapo’s arrest. Read more.

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