Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War
So far, policymakers have maintained strong ties with both nations. In 2021, they may face a point of no return.
New Ideas and Old Risks in El Salvador
President Nayib Bukele’s Nuevas Ideas party prepares for an electoral sweep.
In Latin America, U.S. Popularity Is Already Bouncing Back
Trump has been all but forgotten as the region looks to cooperate with Biden.
Mexico Slams Vaccine ‘Hoarding’
Pledges of global vaccine solidarity have been slow to produce results.
Why Chile’s New Constitution Is a Feminist Victory
Activists built on years of organizing to achieve a groundbreaking gender-parity requirement in the upcoming drafting process.
A Fight Over a Trump Official Could Block Aid to Latin America
The largest provider of urgently needed aid is up for a bigger budget, but some Democrats first want to remove its Trump-nominated head.
Ecuador’s Green New Left
After this week’s election, the country’s oil-fueled model of growth is facing a reckoning.
In Brazil, QAnon Has a Distinctly Bolsonaro Flavor
A deluge of online conspiracy theories is dividing an already polarized country.
What to Expect From Biden’s Immigration Policies
Latin America expert Shannon O’Neil discusses Biden’s plans to reverse family separation, rebuild the asylum and refugee system, and give hope to “Dreamers” and their families.
Will Brazilians Ever Dump Bolsonaro?
Brazil’s president downplayed the risk of COVID-19, delayed the purchase of lifesaving vaccines, and dithered as citizens died in Manaus—but his hold on power remains strong.
Biden Eyes Career Diplomat as Top Envoy for Latin America
Brian Nichols, currently the U.S. ambassador to Zimbabwe, has experience throughout Latin America.
The EU Tries and Fails Again on Venezuela
Instead of issuing limp statements, Europe should join Washington to get Maduro’s regime to negotiate with the democratic opposition.
Colombia’s Peace Court Charges Former Guerrilla Leaders
The response will indicate the future of the country’s fragile detente.
Biden’s First Steps on Latin America
Only days into his presidency, he’s already changed the game on immigration.
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.
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.
Bolsonaro Is Following Trump’s Anti-Democracy Playbook
Brazil’s “Tropical Trump” is laying the groundwork to discredit his country’s electoral process.