The Brazilian economy is improving this year. How sustainable is the trend of faster growth?
In a nation caught in economic crisis, the odds are stacked against Massa or Milei the day after the presidential election, writes a leading emerging-market economist.
Will demands for U.S. action help slow gunrunning to a region where the homicide rate is triple the global average?
A mining dispute has tapped into greater frustration over corruption and environmental policy.
Through economic success—and highly publicized scandals—the region is reshaping national politics. A local election may reinforce the trend.
Policies and investments are lagging. The government says a long-awaited action plan will be released for public comment by year’s end.
Peronist Sergio Massa and libertarian Javier Milei head to the November 19 presidential runoff.
A 25% increase in social program spending during the 2024 electoral year raises eyebrows in Mexico.
The economy minister surpassed expectations, while the libertarian failed to improve on his August performance.
President Biden’s top Latin America aide on an agreement that has been months in the making.
The U.S. temporarily reversed some key restrictions—but set a short deadline for Maduro’s regime to comply with conditions. Are fair elections set to happen in 2024?
Former Colombia finance minister Mauricio Cárdenas reviews the significance of better GDP growth for the regions’ economies.
Small countries are bulwarks of Taipei’s influence abroad.
As Brazil presides over the UN Security Council this month, the president has an opportunity to reassume a role as global diplomat.
Noboa will lead the country through May 2025 amid rising violence and economic uncertainty.