Local leaders are tackling big problems – often without the partisanship paralyzing national politics.
The History-Making Colombian Mayor Taking on Crime, Coca and COVID
The first female mayor of Tumaco, María Emilsen Angulo took office just in time for a global pandemic.
The Brazilian Political Scion Making His Own Mark
The heir to a political dynasty, João Campos is betting on innovation to build a name for himself in Brazil's most unequal capital.
The Old-School Politician Doing New Things in Argentina
In Argentina’s northernmost and highest capital, a fourth-term mayor has changed the environmental landscape.
The Three-Term Mayor Who Defied Chile’s Anti-Incumbent Wave
Carolina Leitao is offering a model for a country currently rethinking what its government should look like.