Analysis

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

What Do Recent Primaries Say About Venezuela’s Politics?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Venezuela’s upcoming regional elections in November.

Abraham Lowenthal, Vanessa Neumann, Peter DeShazo, Gabriel Hetland, Gregory Wilpert, Allan R. Brewer-Carías

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro speaking into a microphone.

Would Talks Help Solve Venezuela’s Political Crisis?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the prospects for political dialogue and free and fair elections in Venezuela.

Abraham Lowenthal, Vanessa Neumann, David Smilde, Marc Becker, Jennifer McCoy, Gustavo Roosen, Diego Arria

Latin America Advisor ˙

Can Venezuela’s Political Standoff End Peacefully?

In what ways could mediation play out and bring a peaceful end to the standoff? How likely is wide-scale bloodshed, civil war or international military intervention to occur in the weeks ahead?

Sergio Bitar, Abraham Lowenthal, Evan Ellis, Bartłomiej Znojek

Latin America Advisor ˙

Here’s How Venezuela Can Move Forward

It’s time for the leaders of the Caracas government and its opponents to begin negotiating a way back from the abyss.

Abraham Lowenthal

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

¿Significa algo la visita de Obama en el contexto político de los Estados Unidos?

Temas me ha preguntado si la histórica visita del presidente Barack Obama a Cuba y el momento en que se realiza debe ser analizada en términos de la política interna de los Estados Unidos, como ha sido el caso tan a menudo con la política de Washington hacia Cuba. Creo que esencialmente no es así.

Abraham Lowenthal

Articles & Op-Eds ˙

Will Macri Be Able to Make Good on His Promises?

Is Macri’s victory as historic as his supporters suggest? What changes can we anticipate in the first months of his presidency?

Abraham Lowenthal, José Octavio Bordón, Claudio Loser, Mario Rapoport, Andrés Asiain

Latin America Advisor ˙ ˙ Latin America Advisor

Challenging Stereotypes about Latin America

It is important to overcome two stereotypes about Latin America and the Caribbean that are all too common in the United States. One is an excessively optimistic view of the region, often a result of projecting U.S. ideology and experience, combined with wishful thinking. The other is an excessively bleak vision of the region, often grounded in notions of U.S. superiority.

Abraham Lowenthal

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ América Economia