Legislatures are gaining more power across the region—but the outlook for governance doesn’t look good.
This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Backed by former President Álvaro Uribe, Duque entered office in 2018 with plans to modernize the economy. In 2021, a proposed tax reform sparked nationwide anti-government protests that were met with excessive force by the police. Duque’s approval … Read more
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Two years into his government, Duque is under pressure on all sides. How he reacts could shape his legacy.
The president has earned plaudits for his handling of COVID-19. But restarting the economy brings both health and political risks.
The coronavirus has provided the president an opportunity to stand on his own, says political analyst Laura Gil.
Iván Duque still has room to lead on the Venezuelan crisis. But political pressures and alignment with the U.S. will make a course correction difficult.