Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy?
Foreign Policy asked nine global experts for their takes on the administration’s agenda.
Bolsonaro’s Teflon Wears Off
The unpopular Brazilian president suggests he could challenge the results of next year’s election.
Peru’s Democracy Is at a Breaking Point
Pedro Castillo, who takes office this month, will likely face a renewed governability crisis as president.
U.S. Blunts China’s Vaccine Diplomacy in Latin America
The Biden administration ships millions of vaccines to the region as its public health crisis worsens.
The Hit on Haiti’s President
International observers have stood by as Haiti’s political crisis escalated.
Biden’s Dangerous Corruption Obsession
Rooting out graft may be good politics at home, but it won’t fix Latin America’s socioeconomic woes.
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.
Only China Can End Brazil’s Climate Crisis
Deforestation is devastating the Amazon, but Beijing has the political and economic leverage to stop it.
The Third-Dose Debate in the World’s COVID-19 Epicenter
Vaccine champion Chile is already considering booster shots, underscoring the bumpy road to herd immunity.
The (Literal) Gap in U.S. Migration Policy
Kamala Harris’s recent trip to Latin America missed a brewing crisis in Panama’s Darién region.
Solutions for Colombia’s Social Unrest Are in Short Supply
As negotiations between the government and the strike committee stall, what can Colombia expect in the last year of Duque’s presidency?
Colombia’s “Progress” Leaves Millions Behind
Black and Indigenous citizens have been excluded from the country’s narrative of growth.
Peru’s New President Isn’t as Radical as He Looks
Pedro Castillo ran as an anti-establishment leftist. Here’s why he won’t govern like one.
Chile Offers a Blueprint for Effectively Channeling Outrage
Too many Latin American countries are stuck in a cycle of protest and reaction.
Vaccine Diplomacy Boosts China’s Standing in Latin America
Beijing has increased its leverage in the region—but Washington can still stage a comeback.
Peru’s Electoral Earthquake
A slate of weak parties has brought a little-known political organizer to the brink of the presidency.
Why the United States Can’t Touch Iran’s Atlantic-Bound Warships
International law blocks direct action on sovereign vessels even if they’re violating U.S. sanctions.
Argentina Is the Pandemic’s Latest Hot Spot
An overloaded health system struggles to deal with a deadly second wave of the coronavirus.