How President Alberto Fernández handles Argentina’s foreign debt crisis will define his legacy.
Cristina Fernandez’s power and influence make it difficult for Alberto Fernandez to present a vision that can set Argentina on a stable path of reforms in order to avoid constant crises and debt defaults.
Once a major OPEC producer, Venezuela has witnessed a spectacular fall in oil production over the last 20 years under Hugo Chávez and Nicolás Maduro. In 2019, U.S. sanctions hastened this decline. Will Venezuela ever reclaim its place as a top oil producer?
Manuel Orozco was interviewed on February 14, 2020 by Gonzalo Abarca from VOA Noticias: Foro Interamericano to discuss the H2A visas for Guatamalans, Nayib Bukele’s display of military force and Juan Guaidó’s international tour.
La exclusión y la expulsión son los resultados de estructuras estatales dañadas, afectadas por muchos países en condiciones estatales fallidas, así como la ausencia de consenso o polarización social y política sobre el tipo de sujeto político que conforma la sociedad moderna.
A year ago, the emergence of Guaidó brought some hope to Venezuela. He, and many others, then believed that international and national pressure would make the military turn from Maduro to Guaido, resulting in the regime’s fall. They were mistaken. They were guilty of a lack of realism. Today is a time for realism. It is also a time to be creative, open to new possibilities that have a chance, however remote, of ending the nightmare in our hemisphere.
US President Donald Trump’s transactional approach to foreign policy has weakened anti-corruption measures in the region.
A widespread sentiment of dissatisfaction and lack of fairness is driving protests across the region.
2019 has been a tumultuous year for South America. In recent months, mass protests have swept across several countries, including major oil and gas producers Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia. Continued political and social turbulence will likely contribute to stagnant oil and gas production growth in these countries. Conversely, Brazil and Guyana are on track to become the region’s largest sources of supply growth.
A wide variety of factors—domestic and external—will shape 5G deployment in the Latin American region over the next few years.
Las acciones recientes del gobierno de Daniel Ortega incitando la violencia, permitiendo la humillación y la tortura policial, fomentando que otros hagan lo mismo, representan la continuidad de la autoridad política por la vía de la transgresión.
Es la etapa del liderazgo y la oportunidad de introducir una estrategia política que afecte el balance de poder del régimen.
In a country used to having strong leaders, Alberto Fernández’s dependency on his still-popular but polarizing vice president could weaken him politically. Sooner or later, this contradiction will need to be resolved, and one of the two Fernandezes will be left standing.
CSR is a topic of interest for many of China’s major overseas investors. New Chinese progress on CSR will be critical, especially as companies look to grow their extractive sector investments and extend the BRI beyond the Eurasian region.