Trump’s anger toward Mexico has been a defining theme of his campaign and presidency, and it may have more to do with a series of business deals gone bad than anything else.
U.S. taxpayers are helping underwrite the Trump family business in Uruguay.
Trump’s troubled management of Trump Ocean Club in Panama has left the president embroiled in a series of lawsuits, which his administration may be in a position to influence.
It appears that Trump’s highest priority in his first call with the Argentine president was approval of building permits for Trump projects.
With most of the State Department unstaffed, Trump is reportedly moving quickly to appoint a business partner as U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic.
The United States can help strengthen Mexico’s rule of law and reduce gun trafficking across its southern border; doing so would increase Mexico’s economic competitiveness and benefit U.S. interests.
Besides being morally reprehensible, separating families at the border will cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
Uncertainty surrounding the Trump administration’s approach to the U.S.-Mexico relationship has left water allocations in limbo for 35 million Americans living in the West.
No country affects the United States more on a daily basis than Mexico; to advance core U.S. national interests, the bilateral relationship must be guided not by nativism and nationalism but by cooperation.
The next administration should advance U.S. economic and security interests by embracing the Americas, not by attempting to wall the United States off from its most important partners and neighbors.
Varying reactions to Castro’s death offer a somber reminder that oppression and opportunity, often coded by ethnicity and race, are not always clear-cut diametric opposites.
Children and families face extreme violence and poverty in the Northern Triangle of Central America, as evidenced by this round-up of stories reported by the press and nongovernmental organizations.
An international body based in Guatemala has made major progress against entrenched corruption in the country, achieving what few thought was possible. This report examines the factors behind that success and whether they can be replicated in other places that graft plagues.
Over the medium and long term, the United States and its partners must protect asylum seekers from the Northern Triangle and tackle the root causes of violence and structural poverty.
In the short term, the United States must protect Central American asylum seekers.