The left-wing administration confronts mounting political setbacks, economic slowdown and unforced errors.
Neither legalization, nor a Bukele-style crackdown, look like politically viable alternatives to the war on drugs in most countries.
CARICOM nations want to slash food imports by growing more of it at home. Experts call it a daunting but worthwhile challenge.
Several Latin American governments seem to be backing off anti-drug efforts, though some avoid explicitly saying so.
A special report on Brazil’s finance minister, who after a year of unexpected successes will face arguably his biggest challenge in 2024.
AMLO’s Supreme Court appointment reopens doubts about the judiciary power’s impartiality and the future of independent checks and balances.
Bernardo Arévalo faces severe obstacles to reform after a chaotic inauguration, but his reputation as a quiet conciliator matches the moment.
The U.S. and the EU can use economic incentives to convince the nation’s elite to support Bernardo Arévalo.
At the one-month mark, Argentina’s president faces numerous challenges ahead.
An early consensus has empowered President Noboa, but the consequences of a long conflict are unpredictable.
The next administration will face strong incentives from China to ditch Taiwan. The U.S. has an opportunity to step in.
More than concerns about democracy, voters’ fundamental needs will shape the outcome of the region’s big election year.
Las necesidades fundamentales de los votantes, más que preocupaciones sobre la democracia, determinarán los resultados del gran año electoral de la región.