Why do some immigrant soccer fans root for the United States, while others don’t?
As Juan Manuel Santos rolls to a second term, can he finally put the war with the FARC to bed?
If it does, don’t thank FIFA -- thank the protestors.
Oscar Iván Zuluaga has vowed to axe talks with the FARC if he wins. But can he really follow through?
Eric Cantor's shocking loss comes at a time when the United States is facing a critical challenge on its southern border.
By trading in denunciations, lies, and distortions -- instead of a reasonable discussion about how to open Cuba -- the rabid embargo lobby is starting to sound a lot like Castro himself.
Every country wants a Brazilian on its team, but what if he scores against Brazil?
There's more to the World Cup than a bunch of soccer games and funky hairstyles.
If Neymar didn't exist, the marketers would have had to invent him.
Why poor countries have too many entrepreneurs and not enough factory workers.
The land of sun, sex, and soccer couldn’t be more down about the World Cup.
Guatemala’s government continues to deny a genocide, violently repress activists, and undermine the rule of law. Has anything really changed since civil war ended nearly 20 years ago?
How sprawling megacities -- from Lagos to Mumbai -- might just save the world.
Forget Chávez and his Bolivarian Revolution -- it's oil that wrecked the Venezuelan state.
Why Brazil is the most dangerous place in the world to be a tree-hugger.
Fame, acclaim, and a notorious friendship with Fidel Castro: The life of writer Gabriel Garcia Márquez was as fantastical and politically charged as his reality-bending novels.
Putin's rationale for invading Crimea sounds a lot like Reagan's for invading Grenada.
Are conditional cash transfers really the silver bullet to raising countries out of poverty?
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
Why some see further unrest in Venezuela as a threat to the Castros in Cuba.
Mexico’s president promised a new approach to the drug wars. So why is he still going after big fish?
Can Leopoldo López unite Venezuela's fractious opposition and exorcise the ghost of Hugo Chávez?
How a president's son tried to help Hezbollah attack the United States.
The good news is that Mexico's biggest drug kingpin has been arrested. The bad news is that it will trigger new violence on both sides of the border and do little to stem the flow of cocaine.