September 29, 2017
Spain’s effort to block Catalonia’s referendum on independence may push more Catalan voters to support it.
April 24, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
April 11, 2018
President Martín Vizcarra could be the man to break the thirty-year long corruption chain, but first, he must master the nearly impossible political terrain that undid his predecessor.
December 20, 2017
The Trump administration’s approach to ten critical global summits in the year ahead will show whether its pullback from multilateralism in 2017 was an aberration or the start of a new normal.
June 27, 2017
Scholars of Latin America spent much of the first decade of this century discussing the causes and consequences of the region's turn to the left, under Venezuela's Chávez, Argentina's Kirchners, Braz…
June 23, 2017
This is the sixth blog post in this series. The previous five were published in February, July, and October 2015, and January and May 2016, and highlight earlier academic findings. This post was coau…
June 5, 2017
Excerpt from chapter 1 of my new book, False Dawn.
February 27, 2017
View article in Spanish, originally published in El Financiero.
Mexico’s presidential elections for decades have been a one shot deal. Whomever wins the most votes—paltry as that count may be—goes o…
June 10, 2016
This is a guest blog post by Ivan Rebolledo, managing partner of TerraNova Strategic Partners.
Sunday’s election pitted the two versions of the Peruvian right against each other: the populist, Keiko…
May 12, 2016
While the world is distracted by Brazil’s impeachment drama, Venezuela’s impending meltdown, and Cuba’s promising détente with Washington, a potentially significant election campaign is underway in P…