Judiciaries have, with some exceptions, been a check on leaders trying to concentrate power.
As Chile marks the anniversary of the September 11, 1973 coup, Augusto Pinochet’s ghost still hovers over contemporary Chilean politics in unexpected ways.
The rise of an alt-right libertarian movement led by Javier Milei points to more than just the failure of politics as usual.
Instability, anti-incumbent voting and a tough macroeconomic environment are here to stay.
Millennials account for about a quarter of the population, and are rising into positions of power. A special report explores how they may change politics forever.
Still trailing in polls, Bolsonaro seems determined to stay in power. AQ’s editor-in-chief examines potential scenarios for the confrontation ahead.
The country’s oil industry may hold the answer.
Youth movements, women and international cooperation show the way to escape the region’s dire situation.
Debates should focus on home-grown threats to democracy such as inequality, fake news and the militarization of politics – rather than outside challenges.
From condemnation to praise, many of the region’s biggest players weighed in on Sunday’s election.
From Chile to Colombia, voters are looking for change – regardless of what it will bring.
Ortega ha ido desmantelando la democracia por más de una década. El es alentado por la impunidad.
Ortega has been dismantling democracy for more than a decade. He is emboldened by impunity.
COVID-19 has reminded us – again – of the need for women leaders.