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The Western Hemisphere reached a milestone this week. According to United Nations observers, Colombia’s leftist rebel militia FARC has entirely disarmed. When it comes to...

While the rest of the world is coming to terms, in differing ways, with the Obama administration's commitment to a weaker, humbler United States taking...

If you want evidence that the Cuban regime is the real master of Venezuela's murky and corrupt politics, look no further than the statement issued...

Human Rights Watch has published a searing indictment of the Venezuelan regime's brutal response to the recent protests in which 41 people lost their lives....

Nicolas Maduro's ghost writer should be commended for making the Venezuelan dictator sound, in his op-ed in today's New York Times, like a reasonable man...

 Today marks the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death, and the world's tyrants are mourning appropriately. The Russian President Vladimir Putin took a short break...

While some statesmen believe it is sophisticated to downplay the imperatives of freedom and liberty, across the globe ordinary people are proving them wrong. Ukrainians...

Jackson Diehl writes today of a nagging problem for the twin efforts of globalization and democratization: they seem to often work against each other. Specifically,...

The other day, I asked a leading Venezuelan opposition figure what he thought was the main difference between Hugo Chavez, the late Venezuelan comandante, and...

"Orwellian" is an oft-misused term, mainly because those who employ it forget that it properly applies to closed societies, rather than open ones. For that...

If the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was your sole source of news, you might be forgiven for thinking that the Obama Administration is engaged in...

Confirmation that Hugo Chavez's allies knew all along that the late Venezuelan president was suffering from terminal cancer, despite their protestations to the contrary, has...