November 27, 2018
Injustice, not economic class, is what’s turning voters against the political establishment.
September 10, 2018
Political shifts and economic challenges in Latin America could either boost Latin America’s largest trade bloc or lead to its obsolescence.
January 2, 2018
Teaching Notes for The Sovereignty Wars written by CFR Senior Fellow and Director Stewart M. Patrick.
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…
February 8, 2013
Despite its booming economy, Mexico continues to struggle with alarmingly high levels of violence linked to drugs and organized crime. This video primer examines the crisis and explores policy option…
July 5, 2017
Will the leaders' gathering in Hamburg find consensus on pressing global economic issues? Experts from many of the group's member states assess prospects.
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 2, 2017
With all of the turbulence in Brazil, observers can be forgiven for ignoring a potentially paradigm-shattering initiative that picked up speed last month: reducing politicians’ court privileges. So…
December 15, 2016
Half of the eighteen nations of Central and South America will hold presidential elections over the next two years. The number of elections is not unprecedented, but the degree of uncertainty is, …
October 18, 2016
In my piece published in the November/December 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs, I lay out the economic and political characteristics of populism, analyze why it is receding in Latin America today, and …