September 24, 2010
President of the Republic of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, discusses Colombia's economic advances, as well as new security measures to combat militants and drug warlords.
DONNA HRINAK: Well, good morning, everyone, and welcome -- today's Council on Foreign Relations meeting. I'm Donna Hrinak, and before I introduce our distinguished guest, there are a few administrat…
November 30, 2007
What a difference a year makes. Just a year ago Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s mandate appeared uncertain following a contested election that gave him a razor-thin winning margin of 250,000 vote…
February 2, 2018
President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to consolidate power amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis have drawn widespread international condemnation.
February 1, 2018
United States institutions have led the charge against corruption and corporate malfeasance in Mexico. But they can’t replace a working homegrown legal system. For all the strides Mexico has made in …
January 18, 2018
Violence and rampant crime have driven asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States, which is seeking to help address the root causes.
January 11, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
December 28, 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but civil society and regional blocs may be slowing the trend of extending presidential terms in some areas.
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…
December 26, 2017
In 2018, nearly two out of every three Latin Americans will head to the polls to elect new leaders, and the fight against corruption will be high on their agenda. The surge to throw the bums out coul…