President Bush is visiting Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico this week, carrying with him a complicated economic and trade agenda. But after keeping Latin American issues on the backburner for six years, can he effectively compete with rising radical leaders like Hugo Chavez? Plus, House Democrats unveil their plan for a withdrawal from Iraq. On Reporter's Notebook, will President Bush grant Lewis Libby a pardon? Marc Cooper guest hosts.
Bush Heads South of the Border, Rhetoric Turns Left
From this Episode:
A Presidential Pardon for Lewis Libby?
While President Bush says he will respect the conviction of Lewis "Scooter" Libby on four felony counts of perjury and obstructing justice earlier this week, conservative...
Too Late for Bush to Mend Fences with Latin America?
When George Bush came into office six years ago he vowed the Southern Hemisphere would be his top foreign policy priority--but that was before September 11 and Iraq. Now,...