Sob o comando de Lula, o Brasil pode voltar à liderança regional. Mas será que o país assumirá esse papel?
Um grande nome da diplomacia está novamente no comando do maior país da América Latina—mas o caminho para Lula chegar a uma posição internacional de influência está repleto de obstáculos.
Under Lula, Brazil Can Take On Regional Leadership. Will It?
A diplomatic heavy hitter is back at the helm of Latin America’s largest country—but the path to an influential international role is full of obstacles.
Con Lula, Brasil puede asumir el liderazgo regional. ¿Lo hará?
Un peso pesado de la diplomacia vuelve a dirigir el país más grande de América Latina. Pero ejercer el liderazgo regional puede resultar más difícil de lo que Lula y otros creen.
NEW AQ: What Lula Means for Latin America’s Role in the World
Lula’s high profile makes him a natural leader on issues like climate, although recent controversies, and domestic challenges in Brazil, may limit his regional ambitions.
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.
The Modernization of the IDB Should Proceed
The change of leadership at the Inter-American Development Bank should not delay implementation of a sorely needed reform agenda.
AQ Podcast: Luis Alberto Moreno on Colombia’s Elections and Latin America’s Upside
Venture capital and a technology boom could help offset political uncertainty, the former IDB chief says.
Will Inflation Spoil the Dominican Republic’s Success?
President Luis Abinader has high approval amid high growth—but changing economic conditions are a threat.
Argentina’s Warning to Latin America: “I Am You, Tomorrow”
Escaping Latin America’s middle-class trap means making real social investments, not cutting one-off checks.
Will Mexico’s Economic Rebound Be Temporary?
The government’s latest economic package falls short of the reforms needed for sustained growth.
Back to the 1960s? Education May Be Latin America’s Most Lasting Scar from COVID-19
The growing educational gap will cause devastating damage to inequality – and economic growth – for years to come unless we take the warning signs seriously.
Brazil’s Economic Crossroads: Which Path Will It Choose?
Latin America’s largest economy entered the pandemic before it could heal from its worst recession in decades.
Why Women Need to Be Part of Latin America’s Recovery
The region should focus on bringing women into the workplace when the post-outbreak rebuilding begins.
No Region Left Behind: Has the recent financial crisis provided the necessary impetus for sovereign wealth in Latin America?
Has the financial crisis provided the push Latin America needs to expand sovereign wealth? For a while, it was possible to imagine that the region’s hard-won prosperity over the past decade, gained from harvesting the fruits of the earth from soya to copper had provided Latin America with a comfortable cushion in the form of … Read more
Pocketbook Poverty Alleviation
Over the last two decades, Latin American governments have expanded the social benefits packages available to their people. The classic universal model of social welfare policies paid for public services such as health and education, and provided social insurance money transfers that covered risk through contributory payments for items such as retirement and unemployment insurance. … Read more