• Historically, the United States has not invited OAS observers. To some, this was an implicit argument that observers are a more useful tool for weaker or less-stable democracies.

    Sep 14 2016 Voces
  • The Honduran First Lady recently said that she would like to send her daughter to the United States to study, “but not with a coyote, that I would never do.”

    Sep 14 2016 Voces
  • El Quinto Informe Estado de la Región hace una fuerte apuesta por la educación para que Centroamérica eleve la productividad, mejore la equidad social e impulse la democracia.

    Sep 13 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Continuous political in Latin America is good reason for China to diversify its partnerships.

    Sep 8 2016
  • For anyone still wondering how Donald Trump came to be the Republican Party’s nominee for president of the United States, his surprise visit to Mexico on Wednesday for a meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto offered some clues.

    Sep 2 2016 Voces
  • Widespread use of mobile phones in Latin America make them a learning tool with high potential in the region.

    Aug 5 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Every day Ecuador sinks deeper towards a state of outright crisis. In the face of an economic contraction, the country must overcome enormous obstacles to recovery and growth. Its politics don’t offer a clear way out and look more unpredictable every month.

    Aug 4 2016 Voces
  • For all of Peru’s economic gains, many voters have felt left out of the prosperity—and of the political process. To have a lasting impact as president, Kuczynski has to do better.

    Jul 28 2016 Voces
  • Though the threat of terrorism has caused alarm in Brazil, growing crime on the streets of Rio has emerged as the top concern during the Olympics.

    Jul 27 2016 Voces
  • In Latin America, African descendant youth are in the headlines in places like Brazil and Colombia, where more black youth are attending colleges and universities than ever before.

    Jul 21 2016 Voces
  • The Salvadoran Supreme Court ruling on the country’s amnesty law has been praised by human rights advocates, but could open a Pandora’s Box for a country that already faces daunting challenges.

    Jul 21 2016 Voces
  • Venezuela’s democratic balance is at a high-risk moment. Protecting it requires an urgent political dialogue amongst Venezuelans.

    Jul 20 2016 Voces
  • Secretary General Luis Almagro’s recent visibility is not enough to hide the deep problems the OAS is facing.

    Jul 18 2016
  • The Dominican Republic has taken important steps towards improving its education system, but this is just the beginning of an ongoing process

    Jul 13 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Political reform—the effort to redesign the functioning or constitutional architecture of a political regime, the electoral system, or political parties—has become an important issue in Latin America.

    Jul 7 2016