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Much Remains to Be Done in the Philippines

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.09.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

It is ironic that the first country to enforce the latest UN sanctions against North Korea by impounding a cargo vessel is the Philippines.

Aquino's Legacy in the Philippines

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 04.19.2016 | World
Edsel Tupaz

In just 5 years, Aquino's accomplishments have exceeded many expectations and have outperformed all previous administrations.

Honduras: Liberal Party Coffers Running on Fumes

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.02.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

The Liberals have a lot of work to do to attract more supporters, particularly those who left the party in protest to the coup against President Manuel Zelaya in 2009 and went on to form Libre.

Honduras: A Little Too Much Wishful Thinking, Way Too Many Loudmouths

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Marco Cáceres

Among adults and great leaders, a modicum of silence is among the strongest attributes, because it suggests that there is more than just talk to the individual. Boy do we Hondurans love to talk.

A Libre-Liberal-PAC Alliance in Honduras: How Would That Actually Work?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.07.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

It is primarily about blocking whatever the Nationalists want to do, and thereby minimizing the growth of their power and the impact of their policies. But it's still unclear how this would work in real life.

Liberals and Libres in Honduras: Powerless

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Mr. Hernández holds all the cards at the moment, and it's unlikely he is going to give them up anytime soon. The other players at the table -- Mr. Villeda, Mr. Zelaya, and Mr. Nasralla? They're still trying to agree on who'll get to shuffle the deck next.

Nationalists and Liberals in Honduras Are Equally Clueless

Marco Cáceres | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

It is understandable for a new presidential administration to criticize its predecessor for the problems it created or left unsolved. It is utterly unacceptable, however, for a new administration to absolve its predecessor for the disorder it leaves, and instead blame its predecessor's predecessor.

Honduras: Why Mauricio Villeda Will Win the Presidential Election

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Okay, here's the main reason Liberal Party presidential candidate Mauricio Villeda will win the election in Honduras on November 24: He has run a vast...

Honduras: The Secret Meetings Between Juan Orlando Hernández and Manuel Zelaya

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Honduran political analyst Jorge Illescas believes that there is some sort of secret arrangement between the conservative National Party and the socia...

The Stunner Down Under

John K. Herr | Posted 11.10.2013 | World
John K. Herr

In this case, it's the Australian elections. Conservative Tony Abbott led his Liberal-National coalition to a smashing victory over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Saturday, leaving the Labor Party at a 100-year electoral low point.

Cutting Through Partisanship to Find New Solutions for New York City

Tom Allon | Posted 04.15.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

I am running for mayor to counter the stale drift of ideas that have come from our city's Democratic and Republican parties. We don't need policies geared to just working families or the wealthy, but policies sustaining all families.

Bob Rae's Summer Adventure

Keith Beardsley | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

As time marches on, Rae will find that the media will become less and less interested as there is a new game in town that offers more punch, excitement and perhaps even more opportunity for a few slip ups -- namely the NDP.

Stephen Harper Fake Assassination Photo: Canadian Liberals Apologize For Posting Pic

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Liberal Party of Canada has been forced to apologize after showing a fake picture of Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper being assassinated...

The Time The President Didn't Intervene

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

In the first year of his first elected term, Lyndon Johnson made the presidency look easy. Landmark bills on education, health care and civil rights were flying through Congress. But he stayed out of New York politics.

The Republican Party's Death Wish

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

We have yet to hear a single realistic scenario from a top Republican that would outline how and when the country could move forward from its current meltdown.