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One Step Forward, One Step Back in U.S.-Latin America Policy

Alexander Main
The Hill, December 19, 2014

Fixing the Exchange Rate System in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
Triple Crisis, November 25, 2014

Lessons from Bolivia: Re-nationalizing the Hydrocarbon Industry

Stephan Lefebvre and Jeanette Bonifaz
Open Democracy, November 24, 2014

Economic Issues Could be Decisive in Brazilian Presidential Election

Mark Weisbrot
October 24, 2014, The Hill
Folha De S. Paulo

Why Dilma Rousseff Could Win Brazil’s Presidential Election

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 2, 2014

Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath

Mark Weisbrot
September 29, 2014, Al Jazeera America

The Human Rights-Abusing Honduran Government Wants the US to Help Ramp Up the War on Drugs and Gangs

Dan Beeton
Jacobin, September 3, 2014

“Don’t Give Up the Ship!” Argentina Takes on Pirates and Vultures

Dan Beeton
NACLA, August 14, 2014

Debt Ruling Shows a Callous Disregard to the Effects on Argentina

Eileen Appelbaum
The New York Times, August 1, 2014

The Central American Child Refugee Crisis: Made in U.S.A.

Alexander Main
Dissent, July 30, 2014

Carvajal Case Reveals Splits within Obama Administration on Latin America Policy, Once Again

Mark Weisbrot
Últimas Noticias, August 3, 2014
The Hill
, July 29, 2014

En español

How to Fix Venezuela’s Troubled Exchange Rate

Mark Weisbrot
Fortune, July 22, 2014

Future of WTO Negotiations Hangs in the Balance at G20 Trade Ministers' Meeting

Deborah James
The Huffington Post, July 19, 2014

The Courts Go Medieval on Argentina

Dean Baker
Al Jazeera America, July 22, 2014

BRICS’ New Financial Institutions Could Break a Long-Standing and Harmful Monopoly

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera America, 18 July 2014

Child Labor is Part of Problem of Global Race to Bottom

Mark Weisbrot
Room for Debate (The New York Times), July 16, 2014

The Child Migration Crisis and the Legacy of the Honduran Coup

Dan Beeton
Al Jazeera America, June 28, 2014

The U.S. Re-militarization of Central America and Mexico

Alexander Main
NACLA Report on the Americas, June 26, 2014

Who Shot Argentina?

Mark Weisbrot
U.S. News and World Report, June 24, 2014

En español

The Supreme Court Declines to Review Widely Opposed Ruling on Argentine Debt: Why?

Mark Weisbrot
New York Times, June 22, 2014

Another US Spying Problem in Latin America: The US Drug Enforcement Agency

Mark Weisbrot
The Hill, June 20, 2014
Fohla de São Paulo, June 20, 2014

Em português

For the First Time in Years, Members of Congress Push Back Against Obama Administration’s Failed Latin America Policy

Mark Weisbrot
The Hill, June 3, 2014
Últimas Noticias, June 1, 2014

En español

Ecuador's Digital Agenda: Bridging the Digital Divide and Laying the Foundations for a Knowledge Economy

Nate Singham
Truthout, May 5, 2014

The Story of Venezuela’s Protests May Be Different From What You Are Told

Mark Weisbrot
Huffington Post, April 28, 2014
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), April 13, 2014

Em português

Honduras: The Deep Roots of Resistance

Alexander Main
Dissent, April 14, 2014

SICAD II is Important Step Toward Resolving Exchange Rate Problem in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
US News & World Report, April 10, 2014
Opera Mundi, April 9, 2014
Últimas Noticias, April 6, 2014

En español | Em português

Founders of Empire

Dan Beeton
NACLA Report on the Americas, April 8, 2014

Obama Administration Faces Diplomatic Isolation in Latin America on Venezuela

Oliver Stone and Mark Weisbrot
The Boston Globe, March 22, 2014
La Jornada, March 28, 2014

En español

John Kerry Doubles Down on Venezuela, Despite Being Alone

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, March 20, 2014
La Jornada, March 30, 2014

En español | En Italiano

Beginning of the End of the Neoliberal Approach to Development

Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel
The Guardian, March 18, 2014

Venezuela’s Struggle, Widely Misrepresented, Remains a Classic Conflict Between Right and Left

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, March 4, 2014

Venezuela’s Struggle, Widely Misrepresented, Remains a Classic Conflict Between Right and Left

Mark Wiesbrot
The Guardian, February 3, 2014

US Indicates Support for Regime Change in Venezuela; Once Again, South America Says No

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, February 18, 2014

En español

China Has Good Reason to Help Stabilize Latin American Economies

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, January 31, 2014

U.S. Relations with Brazil and South America Still Worsening

Mark Weisbrot
NACLA Report on the Americas, Winter 2013

Outsourcing Haiti: How Disaster Relief Became a Disaster of its Own

Jake Johnston
Boston Review, January 16, 2014

Twenty Years Since NAFTA: Mexico Could Have Done Worse, But It’s Not Clear How

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, January 4, 2014

En español

Honduran Elections Marred by Violence, Fraud Allegations: Will International Observers Look at the Evidence?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, December 3, 2013

En español

It Lowered Wages, as It Was Supposed to Do

Dean Baker
The New York Times, November 25, 2013

Honduras Elections: A Chance to Get it Right this Time

Alexander Main
Los Angeles Times, November 24, 2013

What’s Going on at the WTO?: Opportunities and Risks before the 9th Ministerial Meeting

Deborah James
Huffington Post, November 18, 2013

Buying into a Bubble: The Black Market Dollar in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
Panorama, November 21, 2013
Folha de São Paulo, November 13, 2013
Huffington Post
, November 13, 2013

En español | Em Português

Long-Awaited Apocalypse Not Likely in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, November 7, 2013
En español

South American Governments Should Support Hondurans’ Rights To Sovereignty and Free Elections

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 29, 2013
En español

Brazil’s Cancellation of State Visit Marks Another Low Point in U.S.-Latin American Relations

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 18, 2013
En Español | Em Português

Forty Years After “The Other September 11,” Much of Allende’s Dream Has Come True

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, September 13, 2013
En Español

Miranda Rights: What Europe Could Learn From Latin America’s Independence

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 20, 2013

Turn the Other Cheek: Snowden and Greenwald and Wikileaks are Winning

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, August 7, 2013

Mass Media Helps Keep Americans in the Dark About U.S. Foreign Policy

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 5, 2013
En Español

Washington’s Abuses Are Good Reason for Brazil to Offer Asylum to Snowden

Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), July 12, 2013
En Español | Em Português

Obama Retreats on Snowden: Even the World’s Most Powerful Media and Intelligence Apparatus Can’t Always Control Public Opinion

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, June 28, 2013

Ecuador Is A Good Choice for Whistleblower Snowden

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 27, 2013
Em Português

"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Debt!"

Dan Beeton
Third World Quarterly, May 28, 2013
En Español

One Year Later, Honduran Victims of US Drug War Still Await Justice

Dan Beeton and Alexander Main
Al Jazeera English, May 20, 2013

What Probability and Statistics Have to Say About an Election in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, May 10, 2013
En Español

Contest for Head of WTO Pits Washington’s Candidate and Program Against Most of World

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, May 5, 2013
En Español

Venezuela’s Post-Election Campaign: Pots and Pans and Uncle Sam Weren’t Enough This Time

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 22, 2013
En Español

U.S. Seeks to Get Rid of Left Governments in Latin America

Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), April 20, 2013
Em Português | En Español

Maduro Wins Narrowly on Chávez Record; Close Election is a Wake-up Call for the Government

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 15, 2013

Haters Gonna Hate: Rory Carroll's Venezuela on NPR

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, April 11, 2013

Will Obama’s Legacy Be a Death Squad Government in Honduras?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 30, 2013
En Español

Chávez's Death, Like His Life, Shows the World's Divisions

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, March 17, 2013
En Español | Em Português

Chávez's Legacy

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, March 5, 2013
En Español | Em Português

Sky Not Falling After Venezuela Devalues Its Currency

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 3, 2013

The U.N.’s Crimes Have Killed Thousands in Haiti – When Will They Pay?

Jake Johnston
Caribbean Journal, March 1, 2013

Ecuador's New Deal: Nothing Succeeds Like Success

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 15, 2013
En Español

Media Hate Fest for Venezuela Keeps on Keepin’ On

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, January 29, 2013
En Español

More Room for Debate on Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 9, 2013
En Español | Em Português

Continuity Likely in Venezuela Even if Chávez Steps Down

Mark Weisbrot
Room for Debate (The New York Times), January 4, 2013

Obama Signals Four More Years of Bad Relations With Latin America

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, December 18, 2012
En Español

More Pressure Necessary to Get Desperately Needed Clean Water to Haiti

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, December 12, 2012

How Could Greece and Argentina – The New 'Debt Colonies' – Be Set Free?

Ha-Joon Chang
The Guardian Unlimited, November 25, 2012

The UN Caused Haiti's Cholera Epidemic, Now it Must End It

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 12, 2012

For-Profit Folly in Haiti: Development-Industrial Complex Can't Deliver Reconstruction After Earthquake

Jake Johnston
AlterNet, October 17, 2012

Chávez Election Not So Different from the Rest of South America

Mark Weisbrot
The New York Times (International Herald Tribune), October 9, 2012
En Español

Polling in Venezuela is Different

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 5, 2012
En Español

Washington Doesn’t Like Democratic Elections in Venezuela, Because of the Result

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 3, 2012
En Español

Sweden's Shame

Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, September 6, 2012
En Español

Minimum Wage Raise is the Least We Can Do to Civilize America

Mark Weisbrot
Sacramento Bee (CA), August 30, 2012
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, August 28, 2012
Bellingham Herald (WA), August 30, 2012
Bradenton Herald (FL), August 30, 2012
Hanover Evening Sun (PA), August 30, 2012
Anchorage Daily News (AK), August 30, 2012
Duluth News-Tribune (MN), August 31, 2012
Wichita Eagle (KS), August 31, 2012
The Gulf Today (Bahrain/UAE), September 1, 2012
Wapakoneta Daily News (OH), September 1, 2012
Salinas Californian (CA), September 1, 2012
Lawton Constitution (OK), September 2, 2012
Kokomo Tribune (IN), September 2, 2012
Nashua Telegraph (NH), September 2, 2012
La Crosse Tribune (WI), September 2, 2012
Denver Post (CO), Septmeber 2, 2012
Marshfield News-Herald (WI), September 3, 2012
Sturgeon Bay Door County Advocate (WI), September 3, 2012
Fond du LAC Reporter (WI), September 3, 2012
Stevens Point Journal (WI), September 3, 2012
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune (WI), September 3, 2012
Wassau Daily Herald (WI), September 3, 2012
Sheboygan Press (WI), September 3, 2012
Oshkosh Northwestern (WI), September 3, 2012
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (WI), September 3, 2012
Appleton Post-Crescent (WI), September 3, 2012
Green Bay Press-Gazette (WI), September 3, 2012
Las Vegas Sun (NV), September 3, 2012
Youngston Vindicator (OH), September 3, 2012
Louisville Courier-Journal (KY), September 3, 2012
Northwest Arkansas Times (AR), September 3, 2012
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (AR), September 3, 2012
Omaha World-Journal (AR), September 3, 2012
Arizona Daily Star (AZ), September 3, 2012
Duluth News-Tribune (MN), September 3, 2012
Keene Sentinel (NH), September 4, 2012
En Español

Ecuador Grants Asylum, Respecting Human Rights Despite Threats From UK

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 16, 2012
En Español

UN Should Get Rid of Cholera Epidemic That It Brought to Haiti

Mark Weisbrot
Sacramento Bee (CA), August 9, 2012
Bradenton Herald (FL), August 9, 2012
Bellingham Herald (WA), August 9, 2012
Hanover Evening Sun (PA), August 9, 2012
Janesville Gazette (WI), August 9, 2012
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, August 9, 2012
Times of India, August 10, 2012
Fresno Bee (CA), August 11, 2012
New Bedford Standard-Times (MA), August 11, 2012
Salt Lake City Deseret News (UT), August 12, 2012
Arizona Daily Star (AZ), August 13, 2012
Centre Daily Times (PA), August 13, 2012
Keene Sentinel (NH), August 14, 2012

Human Rights Defenders Should Support Assange’s Right to Asylum, Rather than Attacking Ecuador
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 21, 2012

Ecuador Should Grant Political Asylum to Wikileaks Founder
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), July 13, 2012
Em Português

Mexico Still Far From Fair Elections
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 9, 2012
En Español

Mexico’s Election: It’s the Economy Stupid
Mark Weisbrot
The New York Times, July 2, 2012
En Español

Legacy of Honduran Coup Still Threatens Democracy In Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 29, 2012
En Español

South America Responds to Coup In Paraguay
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 22, 2012
En Español | Em Português | In Italiano

The Jamaicanization of Europe
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 18, 2012
En Español

Jamaica, Greece and Putting the People Before the Creditors
Jake Johnston
Caribbean Journal, May 17, 2012

Argentina and the Magic Soybean: The Commodity Export Boom That Wasn’t
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 4, 2012

Haiti’s Fight for Transparency
Jake Johnston
Caribbean Journal, May 3, 2012

Argentina’s Critics Get it Wrong Again
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 18, 2012
En Español | In Italiano | Em Português

Obama in Cartagena: No Change, Dwindling Hope
Alexander Main
Al Jazeera English, April 12, 2012

Soldiers Without a Cause: Why Are Thousands of UN Troops Still in Haiti?

Dan Beeton
NACLA Report on the Americas, Spring 2012

Change is Gonna Come: For the First Time, Global Health Expert Nominated by U.S. for World Bank Presidency
Deborah James
Common Dreams, March 24, 2012

Obama and Clinton Ignore Democrats' Pleas to Stop the Killing In Honduras
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 22, 2012
En Español

Brazil Could Have an Impact by Supporting Sachs’ Reform Candidacy for the World Bank Presidency
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), March 14, 2012
Em Português

U.S. Government Still Not Ready for Democracy in Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 13, 2012
En Español

Do Environmentalists Have An Interest In Who Controls Oil Resources?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 2, 2012
En Español

Brazil Takes the Lead In Trying to Prevent Another Senseless War
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), February 28, 2012
En Español | Em Português

Will Israel Attack Iran? Not Before the U.S. Presidential Election
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), February 15, 2012
En Español | Em Português

Brazil’s Economy Could Do Much Better With Industrial Policy
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), February 1, 2012
En Español | Em Português

International Republican Institute Not “Promoting Democracy”
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 31, 2012

Obama Increases Hostility Toward Venezuela: It’s an Election Year
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), January 18, 2012
Em Português

Appeal To Brazil: Please Help Stop U.S. Government Before They Kill Again
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), January 4, 2012
Em Português

New Regional Organization is a Big Step Forward for the Hemisphere
Mark Weisbrot
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, December 22, 2011
Janesville Gazette (WI), December 22, 2011
Walworth County Today (WI), December 22, 2011
Times of India, December 24, 2011
New Bedford Standard-Times (MA), December 24, 2011
USA Today, December 24, 2011
Wapakoneta Daily News (OH), December 24, 2011
Salt Lake City Deseret News (UT), December 25, 2011
Arizona Daily Star (AZ), December 26, 2011
En Español

Humanitarian Aid in Haiti: Supply and Demand
Jake Johnston
Caribbean Journal, December 23, 2011

The U.S.’s Bizarre Approach to Elections in Latin America and the Caribbean
Alexander Main and Daniel McCurdy
NACLA News, December 22, 2011

The ECB’s High Wire Act
Dean Baker
International Relations and Security Network, December 22, 2011

UN Must Pay for Disaster It Caused in Haiti – and Stop Lying About It
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, December 20, 2011
En Español

Blacklisted Contractor Continues Receiving Government Money Through Haiti Contracts
Jake Johnston
Congress Blog (The Hill), December 2, 2011

Brazil Should Help Honduras
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), November 23, 2011
Em Português

Honduras Needs Help from the South
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 18, 2011
En Español

Brazil Should Include Conditions for Any Funds Going to the IMF or Europe
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), November 9, 2011
Em Português

Obama Administration Escalates Confrontation With Iran: Why?
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), October 27, 2011
Em Português

Argentina's Economic Success is Key to Presidential Election
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited
, October 22, 2011

BRICS Have Good Reasons to Oppose U.S. and Europe at UN Security Council
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), October 12, 2011
Em Português

BRICS Countries Would Not Help Europe By Supporting Current Policy
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), September 27, 2011
Em Português

Brazil’s “Independent” Central Bank: “Independent From Whom?”
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), September 14, 2011
Em Português

International Community Fails Haiti Yet Again – This Time With A Cholera Epidemic
Mark Weisbrot
Al Jazeera English, September 8, 2011

UN Troops In Haiti Accused of Sexual Assault
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 3, 2011
En Español

Brazil's "Wall Street" Problem
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), August 31, 2011
Em Português

Illegal Evictions and Violence Are No Solution to Haiti’s Post-Earthquake Housing Problem
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 22, 2011

Brazilian Defense Minister Amorim Supports Withdrawal of Troops from Haiti – But When?
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), August 17, 2011
Em Português

Jamaica Remains Buried Under a Mountain of Debt, Despite Restructuring
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 22, 2011

Brazil, MINUSTAH, Need a Timetable for Withdrawal from Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), July 21, 2011
Em Português
En Español

Macroeconomic Policy Changes Have Helped Brazil Increase Growth, But Much More is Needed
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo
(Brazil), June 12, 2011
Em Português

Humala’s Win in Peru Consolidates Hemispheric Gains for Democracy, Independence, Progress
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 6, 2011
En Español

Peru’s Election Could Change Hemispheric Relations, and Washington is Worried
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 2, 2011
La República (Peru), June 3, 2011
En Español

Zelaya’s Return to Honduras: A Step Forward, But Will Political Repression Continue?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 28, 2011

Eurozone’s Periphery Needs to Challenge Right-Wing European Authorities
Mark Weisbrot
The Nation, June 6, 2011 Edition

Strauss-Kahn’s Legacy at the IMF: Less Than Meets the Eye?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 19, 2011

Latin America’s Growth Picks Up After Decades of Failure
Mark Weisbrot
Foreign Policy Digest, May 18, 2011

Haiti’s Elections: Parties Banned, Media Yawns
Dan Beeton
NACLA Report on the Americas, May 2011

A Response to Krugman on Greece and the Euro
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 13, 2011

Why Greece Should Reject the Euro
Mark Weisbrot
The New York Times, May 10, 2011
En Español

Only in America: Former U.S. Official Sued Haiti Contractors for Kickbacks
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 22, 2011

U.S. "Diplomacy" Still Failing In Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 8, 2011
En Español

The International Community Should Recognize Reality in Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 17, 2011

Washington Can’t Block Aristide’s Return or Deny Haiti’s Sovereignty
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 11, 2011
En Español

Haiti Resists US Pressure, Announces Aristide Can Return
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 2, 2011

Haiti: The Great Fear
Mark Weisbrot
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, January 23, 2011

Aristide Should Be Allowed to Return to Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
Sacramento Bee (CA), January 20, 2011
Bellingham Herald (WA), January 20, 2011
Times of India, January 20, 2011
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, January 20, 2011
The Huffington Post, January 21, 2011
Northwest Arkansas Times (AR), January 21, 2011
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (AR), January 21, 2011
Riverside Press-Enterprise (CA), January 21, 2011
Juneau Empire (AK), January 21, 2011
Duluth News-Tribune (MN), January 22, 2011
Moline Dispatch (IL), January 22, 2011
Rock Island Argus (IL), January 22, 2011
Lima News (OH), January 23, 2011
Modesto Bee (CA), January 23, 2011
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (FL), January 23, 2011
Kansas City Star (KS), January 23, 2011
Spartanburg Herald-Journal (SC), January 23, 2011
Hendersonville Times-News (NC), January 23, 2011
Hanover Evening Sun (PA), January 24, 2011
En Español

U.S., France, Increase Pressure On Haiti to Accept Their Choices for Presidential Candidates
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 18, 2011
En Español

OAS Backs Illegitimate Election in Haiti in Which Three-Quarters of Haitians Didn’t Vote
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 10, 2011

Brazilian Troops, and MINUSTAH, Should Leave Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil), December 30, 2010
Em Português

Wikileaks Cables Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, December 17, 2010
Diario de Mendoza, December 20, 2010
Publico.es, January 4, 2011
En Español

Illegitimate Election Is a Setback for Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, December 1, 2010

A Tale of Two Elections
Dan Beeton
The Los Angeles Times, November 23, 2010

Dilma’s Victory in Brazil: “Restore Sanity” Beats “Keep Fear Alive”
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 1, 2010

Kirchner Rescued Argentina’s Economy, Helped Unite South America
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 27, 2010
En Español

Brazil’s Elections Will Matter for the Rest of the World
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), October 8, 2010
Em Português

Attempted Coup in Ecuador Fails, But Threat Remains
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 1, 2010
En Español

Venezuelan Election Not All That Surprising nor Game-Changing
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 28, 2010
En Español

The Venezuelan Economy: Media Sources Get It Wrong, Again
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 11, 2010
En Español

Who Will Allow Brazil to Reach Its Economic Potential?
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), August 27, 2010
Em Português

Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations With Venezuela?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 18, 2010
En Español

Washington and International Donors Have Failed Haiti
Mark Weisbrot
Sacramento Bee (CA), August 13, 2010
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, August 13, 2010
Lexington Herald-Leader (KY), August 13, 2010
Bellingham Herald (WA), August 13, 2010
Daily Me (ME), August 13, 2010
Appleton Post-Crescent (WI), August 14, 2010
Green Bay Press-Gazette (WI), August 14, 2010
Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), August 18, 2010
Pueblo Sunday Chieftain & Star-Journal (CO), August 22, 2010
Centre Daily Times (PA), August 23, 2010
En Español

Is José Serra Campaigning in Washington or in Brazil?
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo (Brazil), August 6, 2010
Em Português

Colombia-Venezuela Dispute Will Be Better Resolved in South America
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 28, 2010
En Español

Life Imitates Art: That Completes My Argument
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, July 16, 2010

Washington Still Has Problems With Democracy in Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
En Español
Sacramento Bee (CA), July 8, 2010
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, July 8, 2010 
Daily Me (ME), July 8, 2010
Bellingham Herald (WA), July 8, 2010
Lexington Herald-Leader (KY), July 8, 2010
Juneau Empire (AK), July 9, 2010
Modesto Bee (CA), July 9, 2010
Duluth News-Tribune (MN), July 10, 2010
Janesville Gazette (WI), July 10, 2010
Appleton Post-Crescent (WI), July 10, 2010
Green Bay Press-Gazette (WI), July 10, 2010
Wapakoneta Daily News (OH), July 10, 2010
Kansas City Star (KS), July 11, 2010
Hendersonville Sunday Times-News (NC), July 11, 2010
Moline Sunday Dispatch (IL), July 11, 2010
Rock Island Sunday Argus (IL), July 11, 2010
Providence Journal (RI), July 12, 2010
Lewiston Sun Journal (ME), July 13, 2010
Philadelphia Inquirer (PA), July 15, 2010
Centre Daily Times (PA), July 19, 2010

One Year After the Coup, Rift Persists Between Washington And Latin America Over Honduras
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 30, 2010

Oliver Stone Responds to Attack from the New York Times' Larry Rohter
Oliver Stone, Mark Weisbrot, Tariq Ali
Letter to the New York Times, June 27, 2010

Washington Elite Still Don't Get Latin America – Will They Ever?
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 26, 2010

When Reporters Don't Let Facts Get in the Way of a Good Story
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 22, 2010

Brazil’s Presidential Election: Opposition Tries "Republican Strategy" On Foreign Policy
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, June 17, 2010
Em Português

Latin America and the Middle East: a Threatening Alliance?
Alexander Main
Foreign Policy, June 3, 2010

A “New World Order” is Possible – And Needed
Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo, May 25, 2010
Em Português

How Do You Spell “Success”? A Look At “Internal Devaluation” in Greece, Latvia, and Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 18, 2010

Venezuela is Not Greece

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, May 6, 2010
En español

Venezuela’s Recovery Depends on Economic Policy

Mark Weisbrot
Le Monde Diplomatique (France), April 2010
En español

U.S. Fighting Losing Battles Against National Self-Determination

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, April 8, 2010
En español

Haiti Relief Effort Needs Immediate Ramp-Up to Avoid Another Disaster

Mark Weisbrot
Sacramento Bee (CA), March 25, 2010
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, March 25, 2010
Lexington Herald-Leader (KY), March 25, 2010
Bellingham Herald (WA), March 25, 2010
Myrtle Beach Sun News (SC), March 26, 2010
The Keene Sentinel (NH), March 26, 2010
Janesville Gazette (WI), March 27, 2010
Whittier Daily News (CA), April 4, 2010
San Gabriel Valley Tribune (CA), April 4, 2010
Pasadena Star-News (CA), April 4, 2010
Juneau Empire (AK), April 8, 2010

Lula Shouldn’t Buckle to U.S. Pressure On Iran

Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo, March 24, 2010
Em Português

International Campaign Around Venezuela’s Elections Has Begun

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 18, 2010
En español

Hillary Clinton’s “Damage Control” Trip to Latin America

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 5, 2010
En español

Independent Latin America Forms Its Own Organization

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 25, 2010
En español

Central Bank Independence: From Whom?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 15, 2010

Haiti Needs Sunlight and Accountability on Relief and Reconstruction Effort

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, February 8, 2010

Why Washington Cares About Countries like Haiti and Honduras

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, January 29, 2010 En Español

Haiti's 200-Year Economic Earthquake

Dan Beeton
Newmatilda.com (Australia), January 26, 2010
En español

U.S. "Security Concerns" Could Cost Many Lives in Haiti

Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo, January 19, 2010
The Guardian Unlimited, January 20, 2010
En español | Em português

Top Ten Ways You Can Tell Which Side The United States Government is On With Regard to the Military Coup in Honduras

Mark Weisbrot
Common Dreams, December 16, 2009

En español

Brazil’s Differences With Washington Are Unavoidable, And Positive

Mark Weisbrot
Folha de São Paulo, November 28, 2009
Em Português
En Español

Honduran Dictatorship is a Threat to Democracy in the Hemisphere

Mark Weisbrot
Sacramento Bee, November 19, 2009

President Obama’s Credibility on the Line in Honduras

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, November 4, 2009

Ecuador, Bolivia Show that Even Small Developing Countries Can Pursue Independent Economic Policies, Stand Up for Their Rights, and Win

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 28, 2009

A New Role For the IMF?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, October 8, 2009

How Much Repression Will Hillary Clinton Support in Honduras?

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 23, 2009

IMF Gives $164 Million to Coup Government in Honduras, Following Familiar Pattern

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, September 3, 2009

Seven Weeks After Honduran Coup, Washington Still Lagging the Region on Restoring Democracy

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 21, 2009

Obama Should Change Course and Support Democracy In Honduras

Mark Weisbrot
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, August 13, 2009

Anti-Venezuela Spokespeople Misrepresent Reality of Press Freedom in Venezuela

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, August 4, 2009

Lawyers, Guns, and Money: A Coup Tests Obama’s Will

Mark Weisbrot
Los Angeles Times, July 23, 2009

Why is Our Government So Quiet About Repression and Media Censorship in Honduras?

Mark Weisbrot 
National Journal Online, July 13, 2009

Latin America Drags a Reluctant Washington into Supporting Democracy in Honduras

By Mark Weisbrot
July 1, 2009, The Guardian Unlimited

Hondurans Resist Coup, Will Need Help From Other Countries

Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited , July 8, 2009

Vulture Funds Lobby Against Argentina, Trying To Use the U.S. Congress In Public Relations Campaign

Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited, June 5, 2009

Ecuador's Election Shows Why Left Continues Winning in Hard Times

Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited, May 1, 2009

The Fun House Mirror: Distortions and Omissions in the News on Bolivia

Dan Beeton
NACLA Report on the Americas, May/June 2009

IMF Shouldn't Get Money Without Reform
Mark Weisbrot   En español
New York Times and International Herald Tribune, April 24, 2009

"Deeds, Not Words" Will Determine Future of U.S.-Latin American Relations
Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited, April 22, 2009

Summit Unlikely to Bridge Gap Between Washington and Latin America
Mark Weisbrot   En español
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, April 15, 2009

Obama Team Could Use Some "Audacity of Hope" for Latin America Summit
Mark Weisbrot  
The Guardian Unlimited, April 15, 2009

G-20 Should Think Twice About Increasing IMF Funding Without Reforms
Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited, March 25, 2009

El Salvador’s Left Wins Historic Election
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 18, 2009

Washington's Lost Credibility on Human Rights
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, March 11, 2009

The United States and Bolivia: A New Beginning?
Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Guardian Unlimited, February 25, 2009

Will Obama Change U.S. Policy Toward Latin America?
Mark Weisbrot  En español
The Guardian Unlimited, February 18, 2009

Obama Should Make A Clean Break With the Past on Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, November 26, 2008
En español

South America: Recession Can Be Avoided
Mark Weisbrot En español
Página/12 (Argentina), November 16, 2008

CEPR Statement for the Next Administration
November 3, 2008, CEPR

Bad News From Haiti: U.S. Press Misses the Story
Dan Beeton
NACLA Report on the Americas, September/October 2008

Should Obama, If Elected, Make a Clean Break With Bush’s Latin America Policy?
Mark Weisbrot
Kansas City Star, August 18, 2008

Bolivia: Can The Majority of People Vote for Change and Actually Get It?
Mark Weisbrot   En español
The Nation, August 15, 2008

Gap Between Latin America and Washington Still Growing
Mark Weisbrot  En español
AlterNet, June 11, 2008

The IMF's Historic Transition: Is Less Better?
Mark Weisbrot En español
Los Angeles Times, April 27, 2008

Bush Administration, More Isolated in Latin America, Cries "Terrorism"
Mark Weisbrot   En español
San Diego Union-Tribune, April 11, 2008

What Will President Obama Do?
Dean Baker
de Volkskrant (Netherlands), March 8, 2008

The Media Need More TLC in CAFTA Reporting
Dan Beeton
Media Accuracy on Latin America (NACLA), February 27, 2008

Is Washington Undermining Democracy in Bolivia?
Mark Weisbrot   En español
AlterNet, February 16, 2008

Latin America News Coverage: Half the Story is Worse Than None
Mark Weisbrot   En español
AlterNet, February 1, 2008

Hostage Drama Shows Flaws in Washington's Policy on Colombia
Mark Weisbrot   En español
WashingtonPost.com, January 15, 2008

"Suitcase Scandal" Is Another U.S. Foreign Policy Blunder

Mark Weisbrot   En español
AlterNet, January 10, 2008

Americans Need to Look Beyond the Media on Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot En español
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, January 9, 2008

Inter-American Press Association Shouldn't Pursue Partisan Agenda in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot   En español
Editor & Publisher, January 7, 2008

The Cold War Rages On
Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian Unlimited, December 20, 2007

Progressive Change in Venezuela and Latin America
Mark Weisbrot   En español
TheNation.com, December 7, 2007  

Venezuela is Not Florida
Mark Weisbrot   En español
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, December 5, 2007

Democracy Still Alive and Well in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot   En español
New Statesman (UK), November 21, 2007

A Bank of Their Own
Mark Weisbrot   En español
AlterNet, October 31, 2007

How Argentina Jump-Started Its Economy
Mark Weisbrot   En español
Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2007

IMF Misses Epoch-Making Changes in the Global Economy
Mark Weisbrot   En español
International Herald Tribune, October 19, 2007

Threats, Dirty Tricks, Fake Polls: Costa Rica Votes Under Duress on 'Free Trade'
Mark Weisbrot
AlterNet, October 5, 2007

Eyes Wide Shut: The International Media Looks at Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot   En español
International Business Times
, August 13, 2007

Media-Generated "Scandal" Undermines Democracy in Ecuador
Mark Weisbrot   En español
Guardian.co.uk, July 26, 2007

Argentina's Hold-Out Bondholders Try to Scare Ecuador, Not Very Effectively
Mark Weisbrot   En español
International Business Times, July 24, 2007

Congress Should Reject Trade Agreement with Colombia
Mark Weisbrot   En español
WashingtonPost.com, July 6, 2007

A New Assertiveness for Latin American Governments
Mark Weisbrot   En español
International Business Times, June 11, 2007

Wolfowitz and the Bank
Mark Weisbrot
The Nation, June 11, 2007

Venezuela and the Media: Fact and Fiction
Robert McChesney and Mark Weisbrot   En español Auf Deutsch
Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette, June 3, 2007

IMF and World Bank Face Declining Authority as Venezuela Announces Withdrawal
Mark Weisbrot   En español
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, May 1, 2007

IMF's Fall from Power
Mark Weisbrot
WashingtonPost.com, April 13, 2007

The IMF at 63 An Early Retirement?
Mark Weisbrot   En español På Svenska
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, April 4, 2007

Is Hugo Chávez a Threat to Stability? No.
Mark Weisbrot
International Affairs Forum, April 2, 2007

Democracy Pays Off in Bolivia
Mark Weisbrot   En español
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, March 19, 2007

Turning the Tables
Mark Weisbrot
Emerging Markets, March 18, 2007

President Bush's Trip to Latin America Is All About Denial
Mark Weisbrot En español
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services
, March 5, 2007

Economic Policy Changes With New Latin American Leaders
Mark Weisbrot På Svenska Auf Deutsch
International Herald Tribune, December 28, 2006

Venezuela's Election Provides Opportunity for Washington to Change Course
Mark Weisbrot     En español
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, December 6, 2006

Ecuador's Clear Choice for President
Mark Weisbrot
WashingtonPost.com, November 25, 2006 

Don't Bully Nicaragua
Mark Weisbrot
WashingtonPost.com, November 10, 2006

20 Yrs After Iran-Contra, Washington's Role in Nicaragua Still a Scandal
Mark Weisbrot En español
Bergen County Record, November 3, 2006

Ecuador's Rebellious Presidential Candidate May Have a Point
Mark Weisbrot | En español
Los Angeles Times, October 27, 2006

Bush Administration Has Done Much to Provoke Hostility at UN
Mark Weisbrot  En español
Traverse City Record-Eagle (MI), October 7, 2006

Response to "Foreign Affairs" Article
Mark Weisbrot
Foreign Affairs, July/Aug. 2006

Would the Left Be Better for Mexico?
Mark Weisbrot
San Jose Mercury News (CA), July 9, 2006

Mexico: Their Brand is Crisis
Mark Weisbrot En Español
La Jornada (Mexico), June 29, 2006    

Latin American "Populism" Doing Well
Mark Weisbrot
McClatchy Tribune Information Services, March 16, 2006

The Failure of Hugo-Bashing
Mark Weisbrot    Audio MP3 En Español
Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2006  

Another Election, Another Wake-Up Call for Washington
Mark Weisbrot    En español
Topeka Capital Journal (KS), March 4, 2006

Latin America Shifts Left: It's the Economy

Mark Weisbrot    
En Español
På Svenska
AlterNet - January 21, 2006

Undermining Haiti
Mark Weisbrot     En español
Topeka Capital-Journal, December 3, 2005

Economic Growth is a Home Run in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot    En español
Knight-Ridder Tribune Information Services, November 1, 2005

Latin America's Long Economic Failure Sparks Desire for Change
Mark Weisbrot     På svenska En español
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services, October 7, 2005

The IMF Has Lost Its Influence
Mark Weisbrot    
En español

International Herald Tribune, September 23, 2005

Bush Administration Exceedingly Isolated on Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot
Miami Herald, June 22, 2005

Haiti's Torment Ignored
Mark Weisbrot
Houston Chronicle, March 4, 2005

U.S. Political Attacks on Venezuela Continue
Mark Weisbrot
Miami Herald, December 20, 2004

CIA Documents Cast New Light on Washington's Role in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot
Saskatchewan News, December 14, 2004

Is Turkey the Next Argentina?
Mark Weisbrot and Erinç Yeldan
International Herald Tribune, December 4, 2004

Venezuela's Referendum Should be a Wake-Up
Mark Weisbrot
San Jose Mercury News, August 22, 2004

Regime Change in Haiti: A Coup By Any Other Name
Mark Weisbrot   En Español
Aventura News, June 15, 2004

It Pays to Get Tough With the IMF
Mark Weisbrot
Providence Journal, February 8, 2004

CAFTA Not Likely to do Better Than NAFTA
Mark Weisbrot
Chicago Tribune, December 19, 2003

"FTAA-Lite" Reflects Long-Term Economic Failure
Mark Weisbrot
Houston Chronicle, November 26, 2003

Washington Pursues Dangerous Policy in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot
Sunday Chieftan and Star-Journal, September 28, 2003

Venezuela's Recall
Mark Weisbrot
The Nation, September 22, 2003

The Other Side of the Story: Venezuela's Recall
Mark Weisbrot
International Herald Tribune, August 29, 2003

Stakes are High in IMF-Argentina Negotiations
Mark Weisbrot
The Miami Herald, August 19, 2003

Should Washington Try to Improve Relations With Venezuela?
Mark Weisbrot
Newport News Times (VA), June 24, 2003

Argentina's Cancelled Election: It's the Economy, and the Electorate has Decided
Mark Weisbrot
Bangkok Post, May 24, 2003

U.S. Economic Prescriptions Still Failing in Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
San Gabriel Valley Tribune, April 29, 2003

A Split Screen in Strike-Torn Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot     En Español
Washington Post, January 12, 2003

U.S. Still Intervening Against Democracy in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot    En Español
Daily News (CA), December 19, 2002

Bush Administration Pushes for "Regime Change" in Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot     En Español
Providence Journal (RI), December 5, 2002

It's a New Day, and Brazil Wants a New Deal
Mark Weisbrot
Los Angeles Times, November 1, 2002

Venezuelan Democracy Under Siege
Mark Weisbrot    En Español
Miami Herald, October 21, 2002

Brazil Pays So the Banks Don't Have To
Mark Weisbrot
Washington Post, September 1, 2002

Bush Administration Tries to Hide Role in Venezuela Coup
Mark Weisbrot   Em português
Day (New London, CT) - August 9, 2002  

Economists in Denial
Mark Weisbrot
Washington Post, August 5, 2002

Brazil's Challenge
Mark Weisbrot
Janesville Gazette (WI), July 12, 2002

What Are They Doing to Argentina?
Mark Weisbrot   
En español
   Em português
Miami Herald
, June 25, 2002

Brazilian Democracy Faces Obstacles from the North
Mark Weisbrot    Em português
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services, May 7, 2002 

When Surrender Isn't Good Enough
Mark Weisbrot     En Español
New London Day, April 25, 2002

Venezuelan Democracy Survives, In Spite of Washington
Mark Weisbrot     En Español
Houston Chronicle, April 16, 2002

IMF Playing With Fire in Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services, February 17, 2002 

Two World Forums: Ideology Vs. Pragmatism?
Mark Weisbrot
Boston Globe, February 7, 2002

Argentina's Crisis, IMF's Fingerprints
Mark Weisbrot
Washington Post, December 25, 2001

What Everyone Should Know About Nicaragua
Mark Weisbrot
Houston Chronicle, November 7, 2001

What's At Stake in Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
Los Angeles Times, September 5, 2001

IMF "Rescue" Won't Help Latin America
Mark Weisbrot
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 13, 2001 

Don't Cry for the IMF, Argentina
Mark Weisbrot
The Gazette (Canada), May 21, 2001

It's Not About "Free Trade"
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, April 18, 2001

Clinton in Colombia - The Ugly American
Mark Weisbrot
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 31, 2000

Venezuelan Elections Offer Hope of Real Reform
Mark Weisbrot
Boston Globe, August 1, 2000

Just Say "No" to a Billion Dollars for State-Sponsored Terrorism
Mark Weisbrot
Miami Herald, July 27, 1999

Think Globally, Act Nationally: The Case for National Economic Sovereignty
Mark Weisbrot
The Nation, June 21, 1999

IMF Spring Meetings Show That Little Has Been Learned from Recent Experience
Mark Weisbrot
Chicago Tribune, April 30, 1999

Clinton's Apology to Guatemala is a Necessary First Step
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, March 15, 1999

Telling the Truth About Guatemala -- And U.S. Foreign Policy
Mark Weisbrot
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, March 4, 1999

Can Brazil Afford to be 'Rescued'?
Mark Weisbrot
The Washington Post, November 16, 1998

If Chilean Doctor Stands Trial, It's a Whole New World
Mark Weisbrot
Chicago Tribune, November 1, 1998

Chilean Model Has Little to Emulate
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, October 8, 1998

Suharto's Exit: End of an Era?
Mark Weisbrot
Knight-Ridder/Tribune Media Services, June 1998