Covering Up Religious Persecution in Nicaragua

Religious persecution is starting up again in Nicaragua and the media do not seem to be interested. The small Central American country suffered a similar persecution from 1979-1990. At that time, the nation was ruled by the Sandinista National Liberation … Continue reading

Colombia: Biden, FARC, and the Lawless

A few weeks ago in the state of Cordoba, in northern Colombia, FARC narco-guerrillas laughed uproariously as they fired on a group of police officers they ambushed. Seven policemen were killed, and survivors narrated details of their assailants’ sinister laughter … Continue reading

At A Pizzeria with the “Moderates”

As I sat down at a table with a group of friends in a spacious and noisy pizzeria, I just had time to notice that our presence displeased some people sitting nearby. Three men and two women stared at us … Continue reading

South of the Border A Mexican Taliban on the Move

Latin American revolutions are often bloody affairs. Images of Che Guevara-type guerrillas backed by Soviet military hardware and overthrowing corrupt regimes are the stuff of outdated and maudlin Marxist mythology. Such images are old hat. South of the border, something … Continue reading