Laura Carlsen

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:56
Latin American mercenaries are leaving the ranks of the national armies of their countries to fight in the deserts of Yemen, wearing the uniform of the United Arab Emirates. They have been contracted by private US companies and in some cases directly by the government of the Arab country, which, thanks to vast oil reserves, has the second largest economy of the region.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 00:00
Ignoring the post-electoral conflicts already brewing south of the border, the White House congratulated the candidate and the Mexican people.
Friday, June 10, 2011 - 00:00
The following is an interview we did during a pit stop of the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 00:00
Public opposition to the US-supported war has been growing since the assassination of fifteen teenagers in Ciudad Juarez on January 30, 2010.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 00:00
Thousands of Mexicans changed the face of national and international politics May 8 in the world's first mass protest against the drug war.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 00:00
After hopes of a something closer to FDR's Good Neighbor Policy of (relative) non-intervention, we find ourselves facing a new wave of militarization in Latin America–supported and promoted by the Obama administration.
Monday, September 13, 2010 - 00:00
Clinton compared Mexico to Colombia and made the boldest statement to date about U.S. intervention, including military support, in Mexico's drug war. It took no time at all for members of Mexico's Congress to respond with indignation. In session to analyz
Monday, August 30, 2010 - 00:00
In Mexico, the drug war strategy has set off a no-holds-barred battle for routes and markets among competing cartels that has broken through the boundaries of crime-on-crime and now affects daily life
Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 00:00
Santos representa al partido de Uribe, el Partido de la U, de cuyo apoyo gozo durante las elecciones. ¿Por que Uribe buscaria crear una crisis diplomatica en la vispera de la toma de posesion de su heredero?
Monday, August 2, 2010 - 00:00
Is the United States willing to risk regional peace and security simply to support Colombia and score points against Venezuela?