Press Mentions

"The [Mexican] president’s goal is to 'return their monopolies' by bringing the energy sector under state control — even if that means promoting dirtier fossil fuels and contributing more carbon emissions."
It’s not just a matter of putting a younger person in that position [of leader of the Cuban Communist Party], it’s a matter of fundamentally changing the system. And there is pressure to do that from some factions, but there’s also a lot of resistance. It’s going to be an extremely interesting Congress because it happens in the context of the worst economic situation in 30 years.
La política y la fragmentación [en Perú] han creado una desconfianza extraordinaria en todas las partes. Y va a ser una situación imposible para gobernar quien sea elegido presidente el 28 de julio.
To his credit, [President] Fernandez allowed [Minister of Economy] Guzman to put forward cuts to populist public utility subsidies, streamline the pension system and cool the money presses that feed Argentina’s 40% inflation rate. But [Vice President] Fernandez de Kirchner scotched those market-soothing measures, essentially relegating Fernandez and Guzman as her Men Friday.
Con una crisis económica exacerbada por los devastadores efectos sanitarios, sociales y políticos de una pandemia implacable, América Latina enfrenta la situación más aguda y preocupante en décadas. Las tres elecciones del domingo en Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia resaltan la gravedad de las circunstancias actuales, incluido el descontento social generalizado y una notable falta de líderes que puedan ofrecer un camino de reforma y renovación democráticas.
This is a different Northern Triangle than Biden had to deal with as vice president, which was already very troubled. The crises are deeper in almost every respect than when he dealt with this in 2014.
[El envío de vacunas a México] es algo que refleja el deseo de fortalecer alianzas que se debilitaron en los últimos años y mostrar que EEUU está dispuesto a cooperar en un tema donde hay mayor necesidad en América Latina.
Esta nueva generación gobernante tiene el desafío mayúsculo de responder con un proyecto político distinto al de la generación de los dirigentes históricos, que otorgue amplias cuotas de libertad a la sociedad.
The new [Cuban] executive team will have the task of building its own legitimacy, which could come from a political project that brings economic prosperity and social justice to Cuba.