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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.

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.

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.

October 20, 2022

Saudi Arabia
‘Davos of the Desert’, Ukraine’s Reconstruction, U.S. Chip Restrictions, and More

Investors and high-ranking officials land in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for the Future Investment Initiative, dubbed the ‘Davos of the Desert;’ the German Group of Seven (G7) presidency and the European C…

Podcast A view shows a destroyed theatre building in Mariupol

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.

October 26, 2022

Arms Industries and Trade
The Cost of the U.S. Arms Trade

The global arms trade is big business and the United States accounts for more than 40 percent of the world’s weapons exports. Aside from the profit motivation, selling arms abroad can be an effective…

Podcast Man Standing Jet Display

November 9, 2022

Haiti
Growing Instability in Haiti

More than a year after President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination, Haiti remains embroiled in a humanitarian crisis. Economic and political instability persist, and a surge in gang-related violence in a…

August 24, 2022

Brazil
Deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon Has Reached a Record High. What’s Being Done?

Scientists say the rain forest is approaching a critical tipping point at which the damage is irreversible.

September 29, 2022

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico: A U.S. Territory in Crisis

The Caribbean island, which shares a close yet fraught relationship with the rest of the United States, faces a multilayered economic and social crisis rooted in long-standing policy and compounded b…

A man rides his bicycle through a damaged road in Puerto Rico.

October 18, 2022

Climate Change
Adapting to a Changing Climate

Alice C. Hill, senior fellow for energy and the environment at CFR, and Leslie Chapman-Henderson, president and CEO of the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH), discuss factoring the ris…

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