LATIN AMERICA

“I’m sorry for the mishaps. I wasn’t born to be president, but [I was born] to be a military man.” Last week, Jair Bolsonaro confessed his sins to journalists and ...

The 100-mark bears enormous symbolism in politics. While there’s nothing particularly special about it—after all, a presidential term is 1,461 days long—the milestone is often used to assess how an ...

Intelligence agents arrested on Thursday 21 March at dawn the chief of staff of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaido, the self-proclaimed interim president. The latter denounced a “vile” and “crude” ...

The Roots of the Past In recent years, the world set sight on a state that is in a tremendous failure even though it had not been ever imagined as ...

The foreign policy of president Jair Bolsonaro will be the result of conflicts between three groups within the government: the populists that call themselves “anti-globalists;” the military officers at the ...

It’s been almost a month since the beginning of the Jair Bolsonaro administration—and it has been an uphill struggle trying to work out what exactly is going on. Members of ...

According to a report presented at the National Public Radio (NPR)[1], 12% of Bernie Sanders voters during the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries ended up voting for Donald Trump in ...

Brazil is getting involved in the Venezuelan crisis. Nicolás Maduro’s days as president of Venezuela appear to be numbered. The country is hurtling towards rock bottom, with the International Monetary Fund ...

Ever since Andrés Manuel López Obrador became president, he has emphasized his promise compromise to fight and end corruption as well as organized crime in the country. “Huachicoleo” or fuel ...

Manuel Alcántara Sáez is professor at the University of Salamanca (Spain) and a founding member of FLACSO-Spain. Bachelor in Political Science and Sociology (1976) and Ph.D. in Political Science (1984) ...
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