LATIN AMERICA

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) ...

The upcoming episcopal conferences scheduled to be held in February envisaged to be a crucial step in the Church’s struggle to regain its credibility tarnished by the slew of child ...

Mexico’s has a federal system in which periodical elections are carried out to choose local authorities including governors, local deputies and a president. Since the end of the Mexican revolution ...

In the last week of November 2018, the UNODC in collaboration with the Mexican government launched Mexico’s first opium poppy cultivation survey covering the periods of 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. The ...

When president-elect Jair Bolsonaro walks up the ramp to the Palácio do Planalto on January 1st, he will be facing more than a polarized Brazil with an underperforming economic recovery. The ...
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