Quienes detentan el poder necesitan incentivos para participar en una posible transición democrática. Las investigaciones penales sobre corrupción y otros delitos conexos pueden proporcionarlos.
Those in power need incentives to engage in a potential democratic transition. Criminal investigations into corruption and related crimes can provide them.
International support will be key to ensuring Guatemala’s president-elect takes office, despite corrupt forces working against him.
A former Colombian planning minister writes that instead of revising trade agreements, his country and others should focus on solving market and government failures.
Even if it’s just rhetoric, Republican candidates’ discussion of military force against Mexican cartels risks souring relations across the region.
Mexico’s unusually high fiscal deficit and the complex energy sector demand a clearer vision from the presidential hopeful ahead of 2024.
Social cleavages have turned politics into a fight for spoils, draining the country’s productive potential, writes a former minister of economy and finance.
Judiciaries have, with some exceptions, been a check on leaders trying to concentrate power.
Assumptions about the region’s homogeneity and limitations on the international stage don’t hold up, writes one expert.
Recent raids show the daunting challenges facing Bernardo Arévalo as his anti-corruption strategy takes shape.
Replacing the Argentine peso with the U.S. dollar might take years if it happens at all, experts say.
The ultra-conservative Partido Republicano has a large influence over the constitutional process, and President Boric has already said this will be the final attempt during his term.
Caribbean activists helped make reparations a mainstream concept. Now they hope ex-colonial powers will commit to paying, even if it’s not the trillions of dollars slavery is estimated to have cost.
Após o caos de janeiro, a política e a economia parecem ter retomado estabilidade, escreve o editor-chefe da AQ.