Organization of American States

Or how to build a wall and lose an empire.
As legislators move to support democracy abroad, we cannot ignore the leaders and policies corroding our politics at home.
The government said the absence was because of litigation, but observers say it was highly unusual.
As someone who witnessed first-hand the brutal U.S.-sponsored Contra War against Nicaragua, I will not sit idly by as my government, with the aid of the OAS, again attempts to quash popular governments in Latin America.