Alex Vedovi is an independent writer and researcher on international relations, migration, and social and economic development in the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. He is based in Sydney.
While no panacea, a new cable link is an unexpected chance for greater trans-Pacific ties away from superpower rivalry.
New research suggests that giving legal status to unauthorised immigrants can have multiple positive outcomes.
Australia’s growing interest and standing in the world game is opening unexpected and lucrative ties with Latin America.
Secret “swaps” might have led the US President to hang up on Malcolm Turnbull but the principle of the deal must stand.