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December 22, 2022

Brazil
Lula Is Back. What Does That Mean for Brazil?

President-Elect Lula will soon take office in Brazil, more than a decade after his second term ended. What’s in store for this third Lula administration?

December 19, 2022

Peru
Why Was Peru’s President Impeached?

The impeachment of President Pedro Castillo Terrones marks Peru’s latest political crisis. As violent protests extend into their second week, what’s in store for the Andean nation?

December 1, 2022

United States
Ten Graphics That Explain the U.S. Struggle With Migrant Flows in 2022

Spurred on by worsening economic and political crises across Latin America, migration to the United States reached record levels in 2022. Here’s a look at the year’s major immigration stories.

January 4, 2023

United States
What Is Temporary Protected Status?

Temporary protected status has long been used as a humanitarian solution for migrants who are unable to return home safely, but efforts to give them a path to citizenship have reignited the debate ar…

National TPS Alliance supporters participate in a rally at the U.S. Capitol in September 2020.

June 13, 2006

Europe
Henry Farrell: Airline Passenger Data Dispute is Merely "An Internal EU Dust-Up"

Henry Farrell, a political science assistant professor at The George Washington University, says the European Court of Justice’s recent ruling against an agreement with the United States to share air…

December 20, 2022

Global Governance
Another Year of Living Dangerously

In 2022, several colossal events dominated the headlines, most prominently the war in Ukraine and the worldwide inflation that it helped spark. But beyond Ukraine, events with global implications con…

Podcast Variety of newspapers at a stand.

November 4, 2022

Venezuela
Do U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Work?

Given Venezuela’s urgent humanitarian needs and the global energy crunch, Washington is considering easing sanctions on Caracas in exchange for democratic reforms.

January 12, 2023

Brazil
Images Show the Extent of Brazil's Capitol Riots

Bolsonaro supporters’ attack on the heart of the Brazilian government was a culmination of months of deepening political polarization. These images show the extent of the civil unrest.

October 25, 2022

Brazil
Bolsonaro vs. Lula: What’s at Stake in Brazil’s 2022 Election

Brazil’s presidential election is down to two polarizing candidates, and experts say the runoff will be a major test for one of the world’s largest democracies.

September 19, 2022

Brazil
Brazil’s Global Ambitions

Brazil has long sought a greater role on the world stage, but political upheaval and other enduring challenges have complicated its efforts.

President Jair Bolsonaro attends Brazil’s National Flag Day celebration.