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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador last month proposed a package of election reforms. One of the changes would eliminate the body that oversees elections and replace it with a new agency. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

What Would AMLO’s Election Reforms Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s proposed electoral reform.

Nicolás Mariscal, Alma Caballero, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Pamela K. Starr, Lila Abed, Rubén Olmos Rodríguez, Georgina De la Fuente

Latin America Advisor ˙

Heads of state from across the Americas are to gather next month in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas. A meeting of the most recent summit, in Lima in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government

How Much Can the Summit of the Americas Achieve?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.

Maureen Meyer, Roberta Lajous, Peter DeShazo, Katya Rimkunas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Last month U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken phoned Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos França (pictured) in an bid to build international support among U.N. Security Council members against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. // File Photo: U.S. Government.

Can the U.S. and Brazil Expect More From Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the bilateral relations between Brazil and the United States.

Nestor Forster Jr., Melvyn Levitsky, Rubens Barbosa, Guilherme Casarões, Leandro Barcelos

Latin America Advisor ˙

Will War in Ukraine Weaken Economies in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of the war in Ukraine on the economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Eric Parrado Herrera, Bill Maloney, Ernesto Revilla, Aida Caldera Sanchez, Adriana Arreaza Coll

Latin America Advisor ˙

Colombian President Iván Duque on April 12 touted his government’s security achievements in a speech to the U.N. Security Council. // Photo: United Nations.

Has Security in Colombia Improved Under Duque?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the state of security in Colombia under Iván Duque’s administration.

Elizabeth Dickinson, Adam Isacson, Gwen Burnyeat, Richard McColl

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuela’s rate of inflation has fallen, and some analysts are expecting double-digit growth in the country’s economy this year. Venezuela’s central bank is pictured. // File Photo: Venezuelan Government.

Has Venezuela’s Economy Started to Turn a Corner?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2022 outlook for the state of the Venezuelan economy.

Jonathan Coles, Ruth Krivoy, Ricardo Hausmann, Asdrúbal Oliveros, Gustavo Roosen

Latin America Advisor ˙

An increasing number of Chileans have become opposed to proposals coming from the country’s Constitutional Convention (pictured). // File Photo: Chile Constitutional Convention.

Is Chile’s Rewrite of the Constitution Going Off Course?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Chilean constitutional rewrite and public opinion in Chile.

Carolina Goic, Santiago Canton, Michael Diaz, Eric Pons, Patricio Navia, Pamela Figueroa

Latin America Advisor ˙

Argentina will boost shipments of oil and natural gas to Chile as part of a bilateral agreement made between the two neighboring countries on April 4. A natural gas pipeline in Argentina’s Neuquén basin is pictured. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Will Chile Be Able to Import More Gas From Argentina?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Chile and Argentina’s agreement for collaboration in energy.

Fermín Koop, Ezequiel Fernández, Roland Huxley, Schreiner Parker, Gerardo Rabinovich, James F. Channing

Latin America Advisor ˙

President Pedro Castillo on Thursday ordered the armed forces to supervise Peru’s highways for the next month in the face of trucking blockades over inflation that have halted travel and commerce. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

What Can Be Done to Make Peru More Politically Stable?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on continued political instability in the Peruvian government.

Cynthia McClintock, Pedro Francke, Mercedes Aráoz, Claudia Navas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Rodrigo Chaves, an economist and former finance minister, was elected Costa Rica’s president on Sunday. // File Photo: Costa Rican Government.

What Challenges Await Costa Rica’s Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Costa Rica’s new president-elect, Rodrigo Chaves.

Carlos Denton, Francisco Chacón-González, Eugenia Aguirre, Bruce Wilson, Tatiana Benavides-Santos, Pablo Duncan-Linch

Latin America Advisor ˙

The director of the Pan American Health Organization has said governments in Latin America should raise public spending on health to at least 6 percent of GDP. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

How Much Can Governments Raise Health Spending?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on government health spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Antonio Vergara, Arachu Castro, María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal, Jarbas Barbosa, Ricardo Izurieta

Latin America Advisor ˙

Colombia is investing heavily in renewable sources of energy, in line with its 2021 Energy Transition Law. An offshore wind farm in Britain is pictured. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Is Colombia on Track to Make the Shift to Renewables?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Colombia’s shift to renewable energy sources.

Diego Mesa Puyo, Karla Schiaffino, Schreiner Parker, Inés Elvira Vesga, John Padilla, Juanita Hernández Vidal

Energy Advisor ˙

Brazil is seeking new supplies of fertilizer to replace the potential loss of supplies from Russia. A sugar cane field in Brazil is pictured. // File Photo: Brazilian Government.

Will War in Europe Worsen Hunger in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of the Ukrainian invasion on hunger in Latin America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Diana Chávez, Johanna Mendelson Forman, Lidia Fromm Cea, Shunko Rojas

Latin America Advisor ˙