Press Mentions

The United States wanted to use the summit to get countries to make more ambitious [climate] pledges. The United States itself made a very ambitious pledge. Some of the other Latin American countries did too, but Mexico did not propose anything serious.
Enquanto a forma como Biden lida com a pandemia é bem avaliada pelos americanos, o mesmo não pode ser dito da recente crise migratória na fronteira sul, que envolve o vizinho México e os países da América Central. Essa questão se tornou [a] principal vulnerabilidade política [de Biden].
[Raúl Castro] nunca intentó emular la personalidad de su hermano, construyó su propio liderazgo, más racional y pragmático... Su proyecto económico quedó inconcluso y no abrió cauces al pluralismo político, mantuvo un Estado autoritario y represivo.
Não existe coerência no panorama político regional. A pandemia evidenciou as falências estruturais de todos os países e hoje é difícil prever resultados. O que fica claro é que as campanhas importam. 
[Raul Castro] never tried to emulate his brother's personality, and built his own more rational and pragmatic leadership... Politically, [he] failed to open channels to pluralism and maintained an authoritarian and repressive state.
"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.