Vietnam is moving forward in resolving the dispute using its principle of "Peace and Cooperation," but the U.S. is holding naval exercises in the region.
What this means politically is very much up in the air, but one thing that is certain is that Guatemala's political nightmares are not over.
An inquiry in the context of the peace negotiations between the government and the FARC-EP guerrillas by a former political prisoner.
"This visit to Guatemala reinforced how important it is to include strong labor protections in our trade deals and to make sure the U.S. follows through with enforcement of those rules."
"If the door starts to close on generic production of antiretrovirals, any hope of ending the global AIDS epidemic in our lifetime will quickly evaporate."
The Sept. 6 elections cannot be seen as legitimate because of the multiple scandals concerning violations of campaign laws and the constitution.
In most Latin American countries, including those with relatively progressive governments, huge wealth disparities are an obstacle to the pursuit of social justice and greater democracy.
The United States has never ratified the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which provides the peaceful means to settle disputes.
China sent a deep-water oil rig into Vietnamese marine territory, along with 80 ships, including military vessels, infuriating Vietnam, which has been trying to resolve the crisis diplomatically.
Ever since Jefferson's time there has been a contest between two principal propositions on intellectual property (IP).