April 11, 2018
The Organization of American States is an important forum for regional diplomacy, but it has been hesitant to censure member states for violating democratic principles.
December 8, 2017
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
September 26, 2017
The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The pace and scale of the vi…
February 26, 2017
The UN’s top leadership position has broad authority to steer the organization’s agenda but its impact has varied widely among office holders since 1946.
October 12, 2016
Last June, Mexico elected new governors in twelve of its thirty-one states. As millions of voters went to the urns, corruption was a top concern (along with insecurity). Eight states saw the incumben…
October 11, 2016
May 12, 2015
In 2010, the homicide rate in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez rose to over 250 per 100,000 inhabitants making it the most dangerous city in the world. Other crimes—extortions, kidnappings, and carjackings—als…
July 30, 2014
Two weeks ago, I was down in Mexico for the launch of the Spanish-language version of my book, Dos Naciones Indivisibles: México, Estados Unidos, y el Camino por Venir. During my time there, I had th…
June 2, 2014
I recently had the opportunity, along with Vianovo’s James Taylor, to chat with Mexican Congressman Javier Treviño, one of the country’s energy reform leaders. We focused on what investors and analy…
July 10, 2013
With vote-buying allegations swirling around Mexico’s last presidential race and new ones appearing in the aftermath of the recent local contests, electoral reform could reappear on the congressional…