The flawed election, ignoring warnings about the electoral council, and the lack of honesty about and accountability for the cholera outbreak, suggest it is high time to turn a new page in US relations with Haiti.
Despite the tireless efforts of the nation's editorialists, the American people don't believe in free trade agreements, and their failure to take instruction on this point is greater among Republican voters and independents.
Nestor Kirchner, the recently-deceased former president of Argentina, defied Washington and the International Monetary Fund during his time in office, putting the need to revive Argentina's domestic economy ahead of the demands of foreign creditors.
Oliver Stone does not know Venezuela very well. He has spent a few days here, always in the company of President Chavez. He admits he has not spoken with any opposition leaders, nor has he seen first hand the real Venezuela.
Mr. López offers a "Tea Party" view of Venezuela, in which everything that is wrong with the country is the fault of the left government, and Chávez -- like Obama for the Tea Partiers - is a "dictator."
A closer examination of Larry Rohter's review of South of the Border reveals that the mistakes, misstatements, and missing details he mentions are actually his own, and that the film is factually accurate.
No doubt, many supporters of U.S. policy in South America and opponents of the region's progressive governments will now cite Rohter's piece in the Times as "evidence" that the film is "inaccurate," in an attempt to discredit the film.