Stories by Laura Carlsen

Laura Carlsen directs the Americas Program of the International Relations Center (IRC), based in Mexico City, Mexico, on line at AmericasPolicy.org. subscribe to Laura Carlsen's feed

Posted on: Nov 19, 2008, Source: Foreign Policy in Focus

The election of Barack Obama has been heralded as proof that the United States has finally broken through the racial barrier.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Videos depicting torture-training sessions with Mexican police raise alarm over human rights under Calderon's US-assisted war on crime.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

President Bush's proposed free trade agreement for Central America will strip national governments of important decision-making powers and hurt vulnerable people.