Latin America's 21st-Century MilitariesIn many countries, soldiers are again playing a prominent role in politics, security and the economy. Is this a restoration – or something entirely new?
It's Not the 1970s Again for Latin America's Militaries. Here's Why.By FRANK O. MORA and BRIAN FONSECA
They're back – but militaries have evolved since dark chapters of the past, write two leading specialists.
Photo Essay: Latin America's Militaries in a Year of UnrestBy BRENDAN O'BOYLE
A wave of political turmoil in the second half of 2019 put regional militaries in the spotlight, raising questions about their role and evolution on human rights.
"It's Complicated": Inside Bolsonaro's Relationship With Brazil's MilitaryBy BRIAN WINTER
Brazil's military still plays a major role in Bolsonaro's government. But after a wave of firings and public disputes, some say the relationship is in trouble.
What the Region's Armed Forces Look LikeA snapshot of the military in 10 countries.
How Chávez Broke Venezuela's MilitaryBy FABIANA SOFIA PERERA
The transformation of the armed forces has direct implications for the country's crisis – and a possible transition.
U.S. Military Southcom Chief: "Let's Get to Work"By ADMIRAL CRAIG S. FALLER
Common threats – and opportunities – call for greater collaboration, writes the commander of U.S. Southern Command.
Inside Mauricio Macri's Delicate Campaign to Rebuild Argentina's MilitaryBy ANDREI SERBIN-PONT
The former president tried to bring the armed forces out of the shadow of the last dictatorship. Will his successor reverse course?
After Chile, It's Clear Militaries Evolved Less Than We ThoughtBy FELIPE AGÜERO
A wave of abuses suggests some soldiers never really adapted to democracy.
Why It's Essential to Have More Women in Latin America's MilitariesBy CECILIA TORNAGHI
An interview with Brazilian Navy Lieutenant Commander Marcia Braga.
Wiretaps and Conspiracies: An Inside Look at Venezuela's MilitaryBy EMILIE SWEIGART
A lieutenant colonel in exile speaks out about the fear and corruption in Maduro's barracks.
The Enduring Myth of the "Non-Corrupt" MilitaryBy ROBERTO SIMON
The false notion that the armed forces are inherently cleaner is dangerous to democracy in Latin America.
Amid Unrest, Democracy Remains the Answer for Latin AmericaBy SUSAN SEGAL
Lessons from three decades observing the region's militaries.
AQ Top 5: Latin American Fashion InnovatorsFive designers pushing their industry to new and better heights.
Anti-Corruption WatchBy ROBERTO SIMON and EMILIE SWEIGART
The slippery slope of decentralization.
Panorama: Latin America's FinTech BoomBy THÉO MANZALI DE SÁ-KAYE
An interview with Innova Funding CEO and founder María Laura Cuya.
Longview: The Brazilian Emperor Comes to the U.S.By KEYLA GRINBERG
Did Brazil's Dom Pedro II see Frederick Douglass at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
Music: AQ's Winter PlaylistBy SEBASTIÁN ZUBIETA
Award-winning sounds from two generations at the Latin Grammys.
Film: Cordillera de los SueñosBy PIA FUENTEALBA
A review of Patricio Guzmán's latest documentary.
Art: MoMA's Sur ModernoBy AIMÉ IGLESIAS and DIANA FLATTO
A look at the new New York Museum of Modern Art's Latin American debut.
Books: Bolívar's Afterlife in the AmericasBy OLIVER BALCH
The Liberator's legacy is alive and well – and constantly changing – in modern Latin America.