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Ecuador Is A Good Choice for Whistleblower Snowden

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

If Edward Snowden can make it to Ecuador, it will be a good choice for him and the world. The government, including President Rafael Correa and foreig...

The "Snowden Aviation Club" and Other Options: How Edward Snowden Gets To Start a New Life

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

With Edward Snowden stuck in limbo in the Moscow airport transit space, many people in the United States and around the world are wondering what can be done to help him. Actually there is quite a bit that can be done.

The Strategy of Restraint: Obama's Discipline Trips and Traps Rivals

Alan Kelly | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Alan Kelly

From subtle suggestions to diversionary rhetoric to preemptive flourishes, there is, save for Bill Clinton, no other president of the modern era better adapted to the art and science of influence and strategy.

Venezuela: On the Death of Chávez and the Ailing Bolivar

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Steve H. Hanke

How can Venezuela stave off a currency crisis and place its economy back on a solid monetary foundation? The solution is simple: replace the bolivar with the U.S. dollar.

Ecuador's New Deal: Nothing Succeeds Like Success

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 04.17.2013 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Rafael Correa is far ahead of his nearest rival in Sunday's presidential election in Ecuador, and expected to easily win another four year presidential term. It's not hard to see why. Unemployment fell to 4.1 percent by the end of last year -- a record low for at least 25 years.

Human Rights Defenders Should Support Ecuador's Right to Asylum, Rather Than Attacking Ecuador

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, remains trapped in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June 19, as he awaits the government of Ecuador's ...

Cablegate: Obama's Diplomatic Waterloo

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel D. Hirst

Evo Morales has a nose tumor, Cristina Kirchner needs medication, and Hugo Chavez is advised by the Cubans. These have been, so far, the earth shatter...

Ecuador Coup Attempt PHOTOS

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Included below are photos from the ecuador coup attempt, and the reactions across Latin America. Read the updates on the coup attempt here....