America’s Drug War has caused more problems for Mexico than Fast & Furious ever will.
President Fernando Lugo of Paraguay was impeached and removed from office this week.
Fast and furious, or a lot of sound and fury signifying not too much?
We, as Americans, tend to have a limited knowledge of the institutional variation that exists across democratic systems around the world.
Since Mexico’s President Felipe Calderón began an all-out assault on drug cartels in 2006, more than 50,000 people have lost their lives across the country in a nearly-continuous string of shootouts, bombings, and ever-bloodier murders.
Hugo Chavez has built a state on cronyism.
After a lengthy wait, free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea have been approved by Congress.
Institutions, or the lack thereof, matter.
The US Supreme Court declined to stay the execution of a child raping murderer over a technical violation of a treaty.