As the Obama administration obstructs and delays, Bolivians suffer the worst ravages of climate change.
As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?
Relatively defenseless in the face of global warming, developing countries are looking for a champion. Who will speak up for them in Mexico?
While it's no secret that the Bush and Obama administrations have sought to isolate the so-called "Pink Tide" of leftist regimes in South America, the WikiLeaks documents give us some interesting insights.
Wikileaks disclosures illuminate how the U.S. does business in Brazil: by cultivating high level contacts in the Brazilian defense establishment in an effort to counterbalance more hostile anti-U.S. diplomats in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.