June 27, 2018
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will likely become Mexico’s next president at a time of mounting concern over corruption and violence, but his reform plans are hazy.
September 29, 2017
Spain’s effort to block Catalonia’s referendum on independence may push more Catalan voters to support it.
August 9, 2012
With the London summer games at an end, economist Jose Ursua discusses whether or not Olympics have a financial impact for host cities, and the broader implications for the global economy.
May 22, 2014
This week’s European parliament elections could mark a victory for eurosceptics and fringe political groups, an outcome that would likely sour transatlantic relations, says expert Judy Dempsey.
July 16, 2013
Recent revelations about U.S. surveillance activities in Latin America have provoked a range of negative responses from regional leaders, but the practical consequences will be marginal, says expert …
April 26, 2013
Recent developments in Portugal provide yet another example of the growing political strength of anti-austerity forces in Europe.
June 27, 2012
EU approval of a new proposal for a banking and fiscal union would help reassure global financial markets and alleviate the eurozone debt crisis, says Bruegel’s Benedicta Marzinotto.
April 15, 2011
As Cuba’s Communist Party convenes this weekend for the first time in fourteen years, President Raul Castro will look to clarify and gain support for economic reforms. CFR’s Julia Sweig says the coun…
February 3, 2011
As European leaders gather to discuss eurozone reforms, German labor union expert Mehrdad Payandeh discusses the benefits of more European integration, but warns austerity policies could tip Germany …
October 4, 2010
Dilma Rousseff, favored to win Brazil’s upcoming presidential runoff, would likely fall short on economic reform and tone down the current president’s "hyperactive diplomacy," says analyst João Augus…