Juan Blanco Prada

Juan Blanco Prada is a writer and activist living in California.

Since the death of President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has gone through two elections. The ruling coalition led by Chavez's successor, President Nicolas Maduro, won both of them. more

Feb 27, 2014 6:51 PM Dispatches

In the four decades since President Nixon declared the war on drugs, its battles have been fought predominantly in Latin American nations — leaving behind a trail of death and corruption while failing to achieve any of its goals. more

Apr 10, 2012 12:12 PM Op-Eds

By Juan Blanco Prada Rick Santorum’s recent electoral victories aren’t welcome news in most of Latin America. Nor is the increasingly hostile rhetoric coming out of Republicans in Congress. Santorum is one of the most hawkish candidates in ... more

Feb 13, 2012 6:49 PM Op-Eds

Migration has greatly increased with the recent trend of globalization, according to a May 2006 U.N. report. It has also greatly changed. To think of migrants as mostly poor and uneducated men who leave developing countries for jobs in the ... more

Dec 13, 2006 6:27 PM Dispatches

The loser of the recent election in Peru was President Bush. more

Apr 12, 2006 2:03 PM Op-Eds

On Aug. 15, more than 14 million Venezuelans will be going to the polls to decide whether they want president Hugo Chavez to finish his six-year term. more

Aug 11, 2004 12:00 AM Op-Eds

Now that President Reagan's funeral ceremonies are over, it's time to face one unflattering fact: He supported brutality in Latin America. more

Jun 16, 2004 12:00 AM Op-Eds