The Great De-platforming of the Mexican Intellectual
How the internet and the government conspired to drown out public discourse at just the moment Mexican democracy truly needs it.
Can a Pipeline Fix Argentina’s Economy—and Sway the Election?
President Fernández and Finance Minister Massa are hoping Vaca Muerta will help the country export its way out of stagnation—starting before this year’s presidential election.
Q&A: A “Sign of Weakness” in Nicaragua’s Prisoner Release
President Daniel Ortega’s wave of incarcerations may have unified the opposition.
Mexico’s “Other” Huge Election Is Heating Up
Running Mexico City is “like being a head of state,” and the race to be the capital’s next mayor may provide a revealing window into the opposition’s future.
Nayib Bukele’s Growing List of Latin American Admirers
The Salvadoran president’s gang crackdown has fueled allegations of human rights abuses and erosion of democratic freedoms, but many in the region see it as a model to emulate.
Colombia’s Growth Is Slowing, Imperiling Gustavo Petro’s Agenda
This year, plans for major reforms will collide with slower growth and efforts to tame inflation.
REACTION: Nicaragua’s Prisoner Release
In a surprise move, Nicaragua released over 200 people, sending them to the U.S.
Latin America’s Inequality Is Taking a Toll on Governance
The region’s lack of social mobility is stunting growth and fomenting instability, a new report shows.
Is This Peru’s “Constitutional Moment”?
Lacking channels to institutional politics, the country’s unrest won’t necessarily lead to wide-reaching change seen elsewhere.
A Way Forward for Peru
Closing social gaps is the only way out of constant crisis, writes a former finance minister.
At CELAC Summit, Left-Wing Leaders May Not Find Agreement
With the region’s leaders gathering in Buenos Aires, disagreements threaten to spoil chances for collaboration.
How the U.S. Can Support Cuba’s Emerging Private Sector
The Biden administration can take four key steps to increase support for Cuban entrepreneurs.
Meet the leading candidates in the upcoming presidential races in Paraguay, Guatemala and Argentina.
Meet the Candidates: Guatemala
Crime, corruption and inflation are top of mind ahead of the presidential election in June.
Meet the Candidates: Argentina
Argentines will vote for president in October amid high inflation and political polarization.