Youth movements, women and international cooperation show the way to escape the region’s dire situation.
Debates should focus on home-grown threats to democracy such as inequality, fake news and the militarization of politics – rather than outside challenges.
From condemnation to praise, many of the region’s biggest players weighed in on Sunday’s election.
From Chile to Colombia, voters are looking for change – regardless of what it will bring.
Ortega ha ido desmantelando la democracia por más de una década. El es alentado por la impunidad.
Ortega has been dismantling democracy for more than a decade. He is emboldened by impunity.
COVID-19 has reminded us – again – of the need for women leaders.
A deeper look at Freedom House data showing slow erosion in freedoms.
Jair Bolsonaro has so far fallen short of the worst doomsday predictions of becoming an authoritarian ruler.
The pandemic has postponed voting in a region where support for democracy was already on the decline.
A hopeful scenario amid a time of catastrophe.
A shared legacy of racism is under the spotlight in both countries, the author writes
A black activist reflects on a history-making question on Mexico’s next census.
Can Brazil’s president now hold on to his most loyal supporters?
Lackluster growth, mass protests and weak institutions before the coronavirus suggest the region is headed for even deeper trouble after it.