The demonstrations that have rocked the country for weeks go far beyond inflation.
Miguel Ángel Asturias’s masterpiece achieved lasting fame by trading political specifics for tragic grandeur.
The government has failed to address the discontent that drove the demonstrations of July 2021.
Corruption, energy and rising food prices have posed challenges for Xiomara Castro.
Traditional and new parties alike are dogged by a charismatic president and weak organizational structures.
The president’s attorney general selection sets up a showdown with an increasingly frustrated population.
The assassination of former President Jovenel Moïse touched off a crisis that was years in the making.
The 1998 hurricane ended a decade of promise, highlighting the need to better prepare for the next climate-related disaster.
Rather than heading north, some Central Americans are rotating crops and making other changes. But funding is scarce.
En lugar de dirigirse al norte, algunos centroamericanos están rotando los cultivos y realizando otros cambios. Pero la financiación es escasa.
This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas. Click here for the full list of countries. Guatemala has lagged behind its neighbors in COVID-19 vaccinations under the right-wing former physician’s leadership. Organized crime and corruption remain entrenched, and Giammattei has overseen the removal of several high-profile anti-corruption prosecutors and judges, provoking nationwide protests and … 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. A wealthy former businessman with some of the Americas’ highest approval ratings, Abinader ended the Dominican Liberation Party’s 16-year hold on the presidency when he was elected in 2020. The president has made an anti-corruption push, and authorities … Read more
Instead of sticking with failed strategies, the international community should target micro-loans to small-scale farmers.
President Luis Abinader has high approval amid high growth—but changing economic conditions are a threat.