Despite the cataclysmic risks of the Cold War, times have never been as dangerous as these since 1945. Freedom and the rule of law are both under threat.
Will America end its aggressive counter-narcotics strategy, which has battered Latin America for four decades?
Latin America, which saw its two female candidates for UN Secretary General snubbed, will greet Antonio Guterres with open arms – and a list of demands.
In this TC Global Explainer, two Latin American scholars lay out the basics of drug policy, expose the 'war on drugs', and offer reform suggestions.
Improving conditions in Turkey and Greece may convince more refugees to stay where they are.
What has the decade-long frontal assault on cartels achieved?
Poland's women may have won the abortion battle, but the ruling Law and Justice Party is cracking down on dissent elsewhere.
'Little trick' or 'petty action'? The difference matters when translating what China really said about Trump's call with Tsai Ing-wen.
There's truth in the analysis that the rise of right-wing populism is a response to the failures of globalisation. But is it the only response?
The South American nation is poised to end its 52-year civil war after a halting peace process that has used the weapons of both war and democracy.
More than any other, Venezuela is a country of Cuba's making. But its own national tragedy is too deep for most citizens to mourn Fidel Castro's death.
Beyond the challenges posed by President-elect Trump, Mexico has its own issues with border security, 3,000 kilometres to the south.
Participants in the latest organised by the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections in Malaysia will face a repressive state apparatus as well as an intimidating counter-movement known as Red Shirts.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye may be about to become the first national leader to be questioned by prosecutors while still in office.
The countries ripped apart by the Yugoslav wars have seen this kind of nationalism before.