Central America’s largest country is struggling with inequality, crime and threats to democracy. Then why do leading candidates in upcoming elections sound similar to the incumbent?
HRW’s Tamara Taraciuk Broner on why many in the region see El Salvador’s hard line as a model to emulate, and how to counter this trend.
As Argentina’s elections approach in October, a political risk consultant argues that despite the current crisis, there are reasons for optimism in the medium term.
The region can be a leader in the energy transition, but politics are as important as natural resources themselves, an expert says.
An expert on the history of Lula’s Workers’ Party assesses the president’s third term as it approaches the 100-day mark.
Former officials from both the Trump and Obama administrations argue the U.S. should support Venezuelan elections in 2024.
Petro is facing multiple crises. How will he react?
Despite AMLO’s popularity, judicial and political challenges may hamper his electoral plans for 2024, argues a leading analyst.
An overview of the security landscape in the region, including how organized crime is pushing into previously calm countries
Ecuador’s president faces new pressure after losing a referendum, a political analyst says.
A Uruguayan journalist on how the country’s success story was built and why it is still far from perfect.
A Brazilian security and development expert on political challenges ahead for the region, but also responsible investment opportunities.
A former finance minister argues for a middle ground as the crisis endures.
Following the January 8 attacks, a prominent journalist discusses the efforts to put the country back together.