Endorsing the young parliamentarian who just declared himself president is one thing. Getting rid of Nicolás Maduro is quite another.
Ingrid Arnesen has covered major political and humanitarian crises worldwide for CBS News, ABC News and CNN, including the wars in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. She received the Columbia-Alfred I. Dupont Gold Award and Edward Murrow Award for her coverage of Haiti in 1994.
The most dangerous criminals in Latin America are in government offices and posh suburbs. They don’t walk across the border. The people who do are the ones fleeing them.
So far the DEA has put 39 top drug traffickers behind bars, but the whole fabric of society has been torn apart by corruption, narcotics, and carnage.
A crazy rumor and a little brawl almost halted the momentum of the migrants and refugees headed for the U.S. border. But they are on the road again—Trump’s threats be damned.
As Trump orders the regular army to the border warning of an ‘onslaught’ the caravan of migrants keeps marching.
Help finally arrived after days of waiting, but residents can barely tell where they live anymore and have no idea where their friends are.
Miles and miles of Florida are obliterated, and residents have been left to fend for themselves with little help from the government.
When Puerto Ricans hear Trump — the president of their country — praise relief efforts on the island as an “unsung success,” their reaction is bitter beyond the bounds of irony.
The streets of Haiti erupted over the weekend. The chaos and panic conjured images of the 1990s when Haitian “boat people” by the thousands fled toward the U.S.