Will Washington Invest in Its Neighborhood?
The June Summit of the Americas is an opportunity to unveil a more ambitious regional economic strategy.
Is Colombia Ready for a Leftist President?
Election front-runner Gustavo Petro is a former Marxist guerrilla.
How Chile’s Constitutional Overhaul Emboldened the Right
Even if the new constitution is adopted, Chile’s anti-democratic right wing is here to stay.
Argentina’s Embrace of China Should Be a Wake-Up Call
U.S. Latin America strategy needs serious reform—before it’s too late.
In the Americas, Homicide Is the Other Killer Epidemic
The good news: Lockdowns reduced crime almost everywhere else, and we know how to stop lethal violence.
Rethinking Maximum Pressure
Washington loosens its sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela ahead of a critical summit.
Lula’s Tricky Comeback
The Brazilian leftist has crafted an unusual alliance with the center. Will it sully or save him?
How Latin American Feminists Won Abortion Rights
Many argue abortion is not just an issue of individual choice but also of social justice.
Bolsonaro Is Already Undermining Brazil’s Upcoming Election
The populist president and his devotees are casting a dark cloud over the October vote.
Biden Is Setting Himself Up for Embarrassment in Los Angeles
The upcoming Summit of the Americas could be the gravestone on U.S. influence in the region.
Will Argentina’s Stolen Generation Be Forgotten?
Far-right leaders want to erase the memory of the junta’s disappeared. The fight to remember them is now in the hands of Argentine youth.
Washington Learns to Live With Regional Differences on Ukraine
The White House is mellowing its public criticism of the stances Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico have taken on the war.
Chile Bets Big on Green Hydrogen
The country aims to lure investors and become a global clean energy hub.
Ecuador’s Distant Dream of a Green Recovery
The debt-saddled country is struggling to meet its climate goals under IMF austerity.
The End of Title 42 Doesn’t Mean Back to Normal
During the pandemic, Washington outsourced harsh migration management to its southern neighbors.
Uruguay’s Low-Key Drama
Latin America’s most stable democracy holds a high-stakes policy referendum.
Another Conflict Is Brewing in the Caribbean
Russia’s war in Ukraine stirs Venezuela’s dreams of conquest in oil-rich Guyana.