• The Pope’s five-day trip across Mexico is on a route deliberately made to draw attention to the dangerous journey taken by migrants to the US.

    Feb 12 2016
  • El Salvador’s sluggish economy and outdated economic model present serious challenges for the future.

    Feb 11 2016 Voces
  • Transparency International has released its Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2015, and figures were (again) less-than-favorable for LAC.

    Jan 28 2016
  • Economic matters are the top priority and deepest concern of nearly all Cubans, and nothing else comes close.

    Jan 11 2016 Voces
  • Public policies related to migration and development in Central America are relatively recent, limited, and diffuse.

    Jan 6 2016 Voces
  • While the number of people leaving Central America is well documented, less is known on how many return home, either voluntarily or involuntarily.

    Dec 22 2015 Voces
  • Many Latin American countries have nominally adopted well-intentioned laws protecting women’s rights, but a lack of political will has rendered the laws essentially toothless.

    Dec 21 2015
  • There is no doubt that Obama’s change towards Cuba has had a positive impact on hemispheric relations.

    Dec 21 2015 Voces
  • As the close of the global climate talks approaches, governments must shift attention to following through on commitments made.

    Dec 8 2015 Voces
  • How well the new administration of Mauricio Macri handles key challenges in 2016 may well define the long-term outcome of his presidency.

    Dec 7 2015 Voces
  • From 2013-2014, the number of unaccompanied child migrants apprehended by US authorities along the US-Mexico border increased by 90%.

    Dec 2 2015 Voces
  • The Central American region as a whole continues to lag behind in its economic growth and development.

    Nov 25 2015 Voces
  • Daniel Scioli will face Mauricio Macri in the first runoff election in Argentinian history on November 22.

    Oct 26 2015 Voces
  • Brandishing torches, skulls, and signs calling for the resignation of the president, nighttime protesters have flood the streets of Tegucigalpa.

    Oct 26 2015 Voces
  • Although the situation is unprecedented, the political capacity of a comedian may very well shape the future of Guatemalan democracy.

    Oct 22 2015 Voces