Never Give Strongmen a Second Chance
Latin American history offers a clear lesson to the United States: Ban Donald Trump from running for election ever again.
Peru Needs a New Constitution
The country went through three presidents in a week in November—and it might soon have another if it doesn’t pursue a constitutional referendum like neighboring Chile.
Maradona, Soccer’s Brilliant, Troubled Superstar, Dead at 60
The Argentine legend is remembered both for his on-field prowess and his off-field political activism, especially in Latin America.
Relief Across Latin America at Trump’s Loss
The damage done to the U.S. reputation may take years to repair.
Trump’s Anti-Communist Foreign Policy Won Florida Hispanics
Outreach programs and a hard-line attitude persuaded communities with long Republican ties.
Florida Called for Trump
The state was a must-win for the president, and he prevailed thanks in part to broad support from Cuban Americans and other Latino voters.
Latin America Silently Hopes for Biden Win
Burned by 2016, leaders are cautious about vocally favoring Democrats.
Latin America Has Given Up on U.S. Democracy
Regional coverage has focused on the prospect of all-too-familiar chaos.
Some Brazilian Americans Favor Trump as Their Bolsonaro
The community leans toward the Democratic Party, but the ‘American Bolsonaro’ could make inroads.
China’s Hunger for Seafood Is Now Latin America’s Problem
Massively in debt to Beijing, countries in the region can’t stand up to China to protect their coasts.
Brazil’s First Wave Isn’t Over Yet
Coronavirus cases are spiking again in the country’s north, threatening to increase strain on public hospitals. This time, local governments face even more political pressure to lift restrictions.
In Chile, One Word Defines the Political Revolution
The Chilean term “facho” evokes the image of Chile’s fascist past—but also of present-day tenacity that thumbs its nose at institutional power.
A U.N. Agency Lauded for Its Work Faces a Funding Shortage
The World Food Program will need more than a Nobel Prize to feed the millions who are newly food-insecure.
Will Bolivia’s Elections Usher in a New Wave of Socialism in Latin America?
A year after the leftist leader fled La Paz, Morales is looming over the upcoming vote.
Pompeo’s Preelection Politicking Is Wearing Thin, Even With Allies
From the Vatican to Brazil, foreign officials are getting tired of Pompeo dragging their governments into Trump’s reelection campaign.
Washington’s ‘Blind Eye’ Toward Human Rights Abuses in Latin America
Would a Biden administration put the swagger back into America’s championing of human rights in the region?
Latin America Is Off the Global Stage, and That’s OK
The region doesn’t have a seat at the geopolitical table, but at least it’s off the menu.