• The Salvadoran Supreme Court ruling on the country’s amnesty law has been praised by human rights advocates, but could open a Pandora’s Box for a country that already faces daunting challenges.

    Jul 21 2016 Voces
  • Venezuela’s democratic balance is at a high-risk moment. Protecting it requires an urgent political dialogue amongst Venezuelans.

    Jul 20 2016 Voces
  • Secretary General Luis Almagro’s recent visibility is not enough to hide the deep problems the OAS is facing.

    Jul 18 2016
  • Political reform—the effort to redesign the functioning or constitutional architecture of a political regime, the electoral system, or political parties—has become an important issue in Latin America.

    Jul 7 2016
  • The result of the Brexit vote has opened a Pandora’s box whose contents will cause disturbances across a range of issues, from the recovery of the global economy to the future of European integration.

    Jul 1 2016
  • Reactions to the announcement of a ceasefire in Colombia reveal a fractured country, but with hope for the future.

    Jun 29 2016 Voces
  • Daniel Ortega stands as Nicaragua’s only candidate five months before the election. A high approval rating and fractured opposition will likely pave the way for him to win an unprecedented fourth term in office.

    Jun 24 2016 Voces
  • In celebrating the day of family remittances, we are honoring migrants and the impact of their earnings on development, as well as their efforts, challenges, and sacrifices to extend their love to their families in tangible ways.

    Jun 16 2016 Voces
  • On Sunday, June 5th, around 37 million people voted to elect new governors for 12 of Mexico’s states and new constituency and municipal leaders.

    Jun 15 2016 Voces
  • The arrival of business-friendly Kuczynski, more commonly known as PPK, promises to bring important changes to the energy and mining sectors.

    Jun 14 2016 Voces
  • What is behind the fact that 60% of businesses in Nicaragua decide not to formalize?

    Jun 13 2016 Voces
  • Senator Jose Serra’s appointment as foreign minister has raised expectations for dramatic changes in Brazilian foreign policy.

    Jun 6 2016 Voces
  • Vice President Michel Temer has assumed the Brazilian presidency on an interim basis. An end to Brazil’s trauma depends on his government’s performance, particularly in its success in reviving the country’s economy.

    May 18 2016 Voces
  • Prolonged droughts caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon combined with the impacts of climate change are exposing Latin America’s severe vulnerability to reliance on hydropower.

    May 17 2016 Voces
  • As the “island of enchantment” descends further into a nightmarish debt and economic crisis, fights for Puerto Rico’s future have spread to Washington and the public eye.

    May 17 2016 Voces