Recently, a global transition to a more diffuse distribution of economic power is broadly recognized, pointing to a shift in the balance of global growth from rich to low- and middle- income economies. Colombia may be a prime example of this trend.
Clinton's allusion to Plan Colombia, an anti-narcotics initiative most distinguished for its contributions to human rights violations, sparked a minor uproar in Mexico. But the only surprising thing may be that she uttered it out loud.
Morris' work has led him to uncover evidence of atrocities potentially committed by actors of the state. His reporting has often thrown doubt on official government positions few other journalists seem dare to challenge.
Venezuela has carried out more than 800 expropriations across industries and involving all sorts of property. Hugo Chavez must be revealed as the petty authoritarian and enemy of individual rights that he is.
Last week Tom Brokaw presented a human rights award to Gabriel Gonzalez. The thoughtful young man then flew home to Colombia, where he is charged with being a terrorist and faces seven years in prison.