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Update: 5 Things to Know about El Salvador's Elections

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 12:31

Update: 5 Things to Know about El Salvador's Elections

Hemispheric UpdatesJulia d'AmoursWednesday, February 28, 2018

Polls suggest the main conservative party will pick up a larger portion of seats in March 4 legislative and municipal elections.

Update: What Is Happening with Venezuela's Presidential Election?

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:45

Update: What Is Happening with Venezuela's Presidential Election?

Hemispheric UpdatesHolly K. SonnelandThursday, February 22, 2018

Venezuela is holding presidential elections on April 22, but they’ll be far from free and fair.

Poll Update: Costa Rica's Two Alvarados in Dead Heat

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:24

Poll Update: Costa Rica's Two Alvarados in Dead Heat

InfographicsHolly K. SonnelandWednesday, February 21, 2018

Fabricio Alvarado has a slight edge but it’s a technical tie, and rising economic concerns could help Carlos Alvarado in the April 1 runoff.

LatAm in Focus: Giving Women the "Right Space to Thrive"

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:17

LatAm in Focus: Giving Women the "Right Space to Thrive"

PodcastsCarin ZissisLuisa LemeThursday, February 15, 2018

How does the #MeToo movement help expand dialogue about women in the workforce? University of Miami’s Felicia Knaul and AS/COA’s Susan Segal share views from the spheres of public health and finance. 

Chart: A Deep Dive into Voter Turnout in Latin America

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:04

Chart: A Deep Dive into Voter Turnout in Latin America

InfographicsHolly K. SonnelandThursday, February 15, 2018

More people will vote in Brazil in 2018 than in all other Latin American countries combined.

Poll Tracker: Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:27

Poll Tracker: Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election

InfographicsCarin ZissisTuesday, February 13, 2018

We monitor the findings of some of Mexico's main pollsters to see how candidates are faring ahead of the July 1 vote.

LatAm in Focus: Latin America has One Foot in China's Belt and Road

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:08

LatAm in Focus: Latin America has One Foot in China's Belt and Road

PodcastsElizabeth GonzalezThursday, February 8, 2018

Now that the region has one foot in the Chinese initiative, the OECD’s Ángel Melguizo explains how the region can be proactive about shaping its ties with Beijing.

Explore The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830–1930

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:02
Exhibition Opening: The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830-1930Visual Arts Series

Explore The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830–1930

Articles & Op-EdsWednesday, February 7, 2018

Sociopolitical upheavals and cultural transitions reshaped the architectural landscapes of major cities in Latin America during a century of rapid urban growth. Radical breaks with the colonial past, transformative architectural exchanges with Europe and beyond, and the subsequent reinterpretation of pre-Hispanic, Spanish, and Portuguese motifs influenced the emergence of a modernist culture and a modern architectural idiom.

Learn about Americas Society's upcoming exhibition exploring the transformation of six Latin American capitals from colonial cities into monumental republican metropolises.

Update: Two Alvarados Make It to Costa Rican Runoff

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 14:33

Update: Two Alvarados Make It to Costa Rican Runoff

Hemispheric UpdatesHolly K. SonnelandMonday, February 5, 2018

In an election marked by social conservatism, ticos will choose between Carlos and Fabricio Alvarado on Easter Sunday, April 1.

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