Brazil has a new president. What comes next is the tricky part.
For anyone following Venezuela’s unending tragedy, the sentencing of Leopoldo López to nearly 14 years in prison was hardly surprising.
Michael Shifter señaló en esta entrevista con Caracol Radio que las salidas en falso de Donald Trump le pasarán factura.
What will Ortega’s landslide victory allow him to do in his next term?
No end in sight for Venezuela
“Institutions are the key to growth,” concludes a panel of Paraguay’s Minister of Finance, President of the Central Bank, and Ambassador to the US
How are Haiti’s elections shaping up? Has enough been done to ensure that they are clean?
Michael Shifter fue entrevistado por Gerardo Torres de El Salvador sobre los temas más destacados en la agenda regional. Entre otros asuntos, Shifter habló sobre el futuro de la paz en Colombia, la crisis política y económica en Venezuela, y el impacto de las elecciones de Estados Unidos en la región.
Ecuadordan President Rafael Correa battles an increasingly dissatisfied citizenry as he implements fiscal reforms to counter dropping oil prices.
In the 2016 presidential election, whatever the issue—from immigration to financial reform to trade to stagnating incomes—large numbers of voters on both sides of the spectrum have risen up against what they see as a corrupt, self-dealing Establishment, turning to radical outsiders in the hopes of a purifying cleanse.
Obama’s legacy in Latin America continues to be strengthened as US-Cuba relations move in a positive direction.
A day prior to PPK’s swearing-in as Peru’s president, the Inter-American Dialogue held an event to discuss the political and economic outlook for the country under Kuczynski’s government. Marcello Estevão, mission chief for Peru at the IMF, and Luis Oganes, Global Head of Emerging Markets Research at JP Morgan Chase,…
Juan Fernando Cristo, Colombia’s Minister of the Interior, discusses the peace process with the FARC.
Michael Shifter analiza el impacto del Premio Nobel de la Paz concedido al Presidente de Colombia Juan Manuel Santos en CNN Español.
Which countries in the region are making strides in fighting corruption, and which are falling short?