A regional roundup on how a fragile consensus around mining and oil exploration seems to be fraying
Disruptions add to a range of challenges that are paralyzing the government’s center-right agenda.
Inflation, high interest rates and a slowdown in China present challenges, but the region’s economies have been resilient, says Revilla.
The former rebel defeated Rodolfo Hernández in the June 19 runoff.
The campaign towards the runoff on June 19 could further polarize the country.
What signs of an economic shift mean for U.S.-Venezuela relations and the opposition to Nicolás Maduro.
Once hegemonic, the ruling party is now merely dominant. Here’s what that means for the country’s politics.
This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Castillo’s lack of political experience has shown since his surprise win in 2021’s tight runoff election. By February, the socially conservative former schoolteacher and member of the far-left Perú Libre party had replaced his cabinet four times. There … Read more
This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Lasso narrowly won the 2021 election against a protégé of former President Rafael Correa. A conservative former banker, Lasso is seeking to open up Ecuador’s economy and enact judicial reforms while confronting a surge in criminal violence. He … Read more
The guerrilla group’s growing power is an obstacle to democratic and economic stabilization in Venezuela.
The former Bogotá mayor is making his third run at the presidency and is leading in polls. Has he changed, or has the country?
A journalist tracks Venezuelan history from boom to bust—and reveals the causes of today’s “tragic impasse.”
The former Bogotá mayor’s path to the presidency may not be as clear as it looks, says a leading Colombian analyst.
Win or lose, Rodolfo Hernández’s rise reflects the deep discontent in Colombian politics.