Analysis

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 ˙

A photo, in color, of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva looking into the camera and speaking into a microphone.

How Will Lula Shake Up Brazil’s Political Landscape?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Supreme Court decision regarding former Brazilian President Lula.

Peter Hakim, Oliver Stuenkel, Valeska Teixeira, Cristiano Zanin Martins, Daniel Runde, Adriana Dantas

Latin America Advisor ˙

A photo of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández talking into a microphone while wearing a surgical face mask.

Will Honduras’ Presidential Vote Be Free and Fair?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Honduras’ March 14 elections ahead of the November presidential elections.

Luis Suazo, Enrique Rodríguez Burchard, Lisa Haugaard, Tiziano Breda

Latin America Advisor ˙

Obama & Latin America: New Beginnings, Old Frictions

Today, signs of frustration are unmistakable in Washington and in many Latin American capitals, despite Obama’s immense personal appeal and the continued promise of a more productive partnership.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Current History

New Faces, New Policies in Region

Politics is swirling everywhere. Such are the ways of democracies, especially when oppositions come alive and defeat or threaten incumbents.

Marifeli Pérez-Stable

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Miami Herald

A Crucial Year for Obama

While Obama deserves credit for averting a financial collapse and improving the US image in the world, he has not succeeded in changing “politics as usual.”

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ El Colombiano