Is the Left Fading Across Latin America?

Leftist governments in Latin America have suffered a series of setbacks in recent weeks. Do these developments have enough in common to signal a political shift in the region?

Peter Hakim, Andrés Rozental, Maria Velez de Berliner, Mark Weisbrot

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Has Mexico’s Security Improved Under Peña Nieto?

What should be the first tasks of Renato Sales, whom Peña Nieto named as his national security commissioner?

Andrés Rozental, Mary Speck, Ruben Olmos, Sylvia Longmire

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How Well Has EPN Performed?

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto marks 100 days in office. Is he focusing the beginning of his presidency on the right goals?

Andrés Rozental, Rogelio Ramirez de la O, Pamela Starr, Duncan Wood

Where Is the Drug Policy Debate Headed?

How will measures in Colorado and Washington affect the federal government’s relationship with Mexico in the ongoing fight against drug cartels?

Andrés Rozental, Peter Hakim, Ray Walser

Has the United States Failed to Adequately Fight Illegal Drugs?

Is growing violence in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America a sign of failures in drug policy? Has the Obama administration made any significant change in anti-drug efforts? What policies should it be pursuing?

Andrés Rozental, Barry R. McCaffrey, Sanho Tree

What Will Obama’s Second Term Mean for Latin America?

Barack Obama was re-elected president of the United States on Tuesday. What is his vision for foreign policy and how does Latin America fit into his plans?

Andrés Rozental, Peter Hakim, Ruben Olmos, Riordan Roett, Rubens Barbosa

How Will Proposed Reforms Shape Mexico’s Politics?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on constitutional reforms in Mexico.

Andrés Rozental, Arantza Alonso Berbotto, Earl Anthony Wayne, Lillian Briseño Senosiain , María Elisa Vera Madrigal

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Photo of Biden, López Obrador and Trudeau

Was This Year’s ‘Three Amigos’ Summit a Success?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the recent North American Leaders’ Summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Tara Hariharan, Nicolás Mariscal, Arturo Sarukhan, Andrés Rozental, Jean Daudelin, José Antonio Muñoz, Duane Bratt

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured last November, are to meet today at the White House. // File Photo: White House.

What Do AMLO & Biden Have to Gain in Today’s Meeting?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the outlook for President Biden’s meeting with Mexican President López Obrador.

Andrés Rozental, Andrew Rudman, Amy Glover , Pamela Starr, Carlos Véjar

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pictured voting on Sunday along with First Lady Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller

How Much Is AMLO Weakened By the Midterm Results?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the results of Mexico’s 2021 midterm elections and what they mean for López Obrador.

Nicolás Mariscal, Andrés Rozental, Vanessa Rubio-Márquez, Lorena Becerra, Jonathan Hiskey, Falko Ernst

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A worker is pictured unloading Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine at Mexico City’s airport.

How Effectively Is Mexico Fighting the Covid Pandemic?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the state of the pandemic in Mexico and its political consequences.

Julio Frenk, Andrés Rozental, Pamela K. Starr, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Carin Zissis, Gavin Strong

Latin America Advisor ˙

Around the world, including in Latin America and the Caribbean, the number of cases of the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, has grown exponentially. Governments have implemented increasingly tough restrictions to try to contain the spread.

How Well Are Latin American Nations Handling Covid-19?

How are Latin American and Caribbean nations coping with the spread of the new coronavirus?

Andrés Rozental, Katherine E. Bliss, María L. Ávila-Agüero, Alejandro Chafuen, Adriano Massuda

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