Politics and Security

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 06:33
"My husband was arrested in mid-January without investigation, on the order of the president and without evidence. Numerous violations of legal and human rights standards have been documented."
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 06:46
Una nueva estrategia de seguridad, impulsada en secreto, y que ubica a los movimientos de oposición a los proyectos extractivos como una amenaza para la seguridad nacional.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 06:15
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel, the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran, the election of an Iraqi parliamentary speaker, the BRICS annual summit, concern over the level of violence in Libya, and the refugee crisis in Syria.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 15:14

This week President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced a new program to help monitor the his country’s border with Guatemala, and the U.S. trained an elite Honduran police unit set up at its northern border. Read these stories and other highlights below.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 11:38
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed the escalating violence in Israel and Palestine including the possibility of Iran's involvement, Iraq's continuing efforts to form a government, the U.S. governments response to Assistant Secretary Malinowski being asked to leave Bahrain, the bilateral relationship with Venezuela, and the Syrian opposition coalition.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:35
¿Ha decidido el presidente despegarse de la revolución económica que propuso otrora para su país?
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 07:19
Mr. Leon’s data show that a majority of Venezuelans reject the idea of U.S. sanctions against Venezuelan officials
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:24
A weakening economy plus negative ratings on some important issues point to a likely near term slide in Bachelet's approval ratings
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:14
Urresti es actualmente investigado por su participación en el asesinato del periodista Hugo Bustíos en 1988
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 05:55
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discussed Assistant Secretary Malinowski's visit to Bahrain, government formation and ISIL in Iraq, the growing tension and violence in Israel and Palestine, Secretary Kerry's meeting with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, the U.S.-Venezuela relationship, and unaccompanied minors coming from Mexico and Central America.