Mexico’s López Obrador Is Pulling an Erdogan on Biden
By reducing U.S.-Mexican relations to migration, Biden is letting himself be played—and ignoring a crisis south of the border.
The Hit on Haiti’s President
International observers have stood by as Haiti’s political crisis escalated.
Historic Droughts Drive Up Prices in Mexico and Brazil
Historic dry spells are straining life and business in the two countries, where presidents are aloof to climate change.
As Europe Reopens for Travel, North America Is Staying Shut
Scientists say it’s safe for vaccinated people to travel, but the politics of fear is keeping borders closed.
Why Has AMLO Accused USAID of a “Coup Against Mexico”?
Mexico’s president has ramped up attacks on civil society groups.
Mexico’s MORENA Referendum
Homicide-laced midterm elections highlight the shortcomings of Mexico’s ruling coalition.
Latin America’s Vaccine Stars and Struggles
Technology transfers to produce shots are slowly underway in the region.
Biden Must End Mandatory Expulsion on the Border
Title 42’s public health rules are cruel and unnecessary.
Chile’s New Founding Mothers
Chile prepares to elect constitutional authors with 50 percent being women, a global milestone.
Can Kamala Harris Resurrect the Alliance for Prosperity?
The vice president’s plan for Central America depends on tackling rising corruption.
Biden Rethinks Central America Strategy
Corrupt local elites thwarted some engagement efforts of the past decade, Biden’s new special envoy wrote.
Latin America’s Two Biggest Populists Are Preparing for a Showdown With Biden
Dealing with Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador could be the biggest thing the U.S. president does this year.
Mexico Prepares to Light Up—Legally
The country is on the brink of creating the world’s largest legal cannabis market.
Mexico Slams Vaccine ‘Hoarding’
Pledges of global vaccine solidarity have been slow to produce results.
Energy Transition Is the Future. National Oil Companies Are Betting on the Past.
State-owned oil companies are on the verge of investing $400 billion in projects incompatible with the Paris Agreement. If they fail, it could spark an emerging market debt crisis.
What AMLO Really Thinks About Biden
Mexico’s president has been a thorn in the new U.S. leader’s side—but it’s all in the service of a constructive relationship.
Harriet Tubman and the Search for Freedom Beyond American Borders
How the Underground Railroad laid tracks to Mexico.
Biden to Tap Seasoned Former Diplomat to Oversee Southern Border Policy
Roberta Jacobson, a former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, will join the NSC and help oversee an anticipated U-turn in U.S. policy on migration and asylum.
Checking In on Mexico’s Feminist Foreign Policy
Almost one year in, an ambitious set of norms has had mixed results.