Analysis

Foto de panelistas en evento Medios y Democracia Video

Media and Democracy in the Americas VI: Independent Journalism in the Face of Democratic Decline in the Region

Amid the democratic decline in Latin America, independent journalism emerges as a crucial counterbalance, constantly facing risks and challenges. To protect independent journalism, it is necessary to explore collaboration networks, physical and technological protection measures, funding strategies, and international cooperation mechanisms.

Daniel Caballero, Guzmán Pérez

Event Summaries ˙

Will Bolsonaro’s Legal Troubles Energize His Base?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the investigation into the former Brazilian president’s alleged attempt to overturn his country’s 2022 elections.

Joel Korn, Rubens Barbosa, Cecília Godoy, Gilberto M.A. Rodrigues

Latin America Advisor ˙

Panelists at Wall Street Event at the Dialogue Video

Wall Street’s Influence on Democracy in Latin America

While the market inherently lacks the ability to discriminate between democratic and undemocratic regimes, the identification of autocracy as a tangible risk factor is crucial. Investors must recognize that supporting non-democratic regimes ultimately undermines their own interests.

Daniel Caballero

Event Summaries ˙

Foto de una manifestación en Nicaragua en 2019

The Urgent Need for Political Action in Nicaragua

La urgencia de realizar un cambio político en Nicaragua, como resultado de la presión externa y la recuperación del espacio cívico nacional, va más allá de sacar a la dictadura Ortega-Murillo del poder.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Havana Times

What Challenges Face Guatemala’s New President?

Experts views on the delayed inauguration President Arévalo in Guatemala.

María Fernanda Bozmoski, Mario Polanco, Salvador Paiz, Ursula Roldán, Stephen G. McFarland, Virginia Garrard

Latin America Advisor ˙

Presidential candidates in 2024, left to right: Claudia Sheinbaum, Luis Abinader and Nayib Bukele.

Latin America’s Election Super-Cycle Will Turn on One Key Factor

In Latin America’s 2024 electoral super-cycle, voters seem likely to reward leaders who address their most fundamental needs—in some cases regardless of whether they value democracy, clean government or the rule of law.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Americas Quarterly

Panelist at the 2023 AmericasBarometer Event Video

The Pulse of Democracy in the Americas: Results of the 2023 AmericasBarometer

In Latin America, trust in democracy takes two paths: Good Governance, meeting citizens’ expectations under the rule of law, and Populism, where a leader perceived as a savior, centralizes power to deliver on promises. This finding was among the key insights revealed during the highly anticipated launch of the 2023 AmericasBarometer.

Daniel Caballero

Event Summaries ˙

Panelist at the Event Mobilizing Youth for Democracy Video

Mobilizing Youth for Democracy and Human Rights

In the midst of democratic decline in the region, young people are emerging as agents of change. Their active participation not only represents a fresh and vibrant voice in regional politics but also offers a new perspective and focus to address the challenges facing the region.

Daniel Caballero, Patrick Springer

Event Summaries ˙

Dina Boluarte in Peru.

How Stable is Peru’s Government After One Year?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Peruvian President Dina Boluarte.

Cynthia McClintock, Pedro Francke, Julio F. Carrión, Rocío del Pilar Verástegui Ledesma, Eduardo Morón

Latin America Advisor ˙

Mieli in Argentina.

What Will Milei’s Presidency Mean for Argentina?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the presidential elections in Argentina.

Juan Cruz Díaz, Kezia McKeague, Jimena Blanco, Jerry Haar, Carlos Fara, Tobías Belgrano

Latin America Advisor ˙