The requests made by the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) opposition coalition are concrete. None of them is out of the Constitution.
Venezuela’s steady descent into chaos has repeatedly prompted pundits like me to predict that the authoritarian populist regime founded by Hugo Chávez was doomed to collapse, or be ousted.
A call for nationalism is the wrong answer to Trump’s policies. Beyond its shortsighted and potentially chauvinistic nature, a call for nationalism can translate into a call for loyalty towards the current government
The United States, Colombia, Cuba and other Caribbean countries want to stabilize Venezuela’s oil exports and to prevent an escalation of violence, a breakdown of order and further floods of refugees.
As Correísmo hangs on, Moreano has made lots of promises, but will struggle to keep them
The United States invasion of Mexico in 1846 inflicted a painful wound that, in the 170 years that followed, turned into a scar. Donald Trump has torn it open again.
Latin America, the birthplace of some of the most influential ideas of the past century, is now lagging behind.
Since its defeat during a parliamentary election on December 6 2015, the chavismo regime decided to abandon the electoral path
In theory, internal borders should not exist in Mercosur. In practice, customs, sanitary inspections and other paperwork mean that the trucks are delayed for up to 24 hours
The region’s scientists lament that their research is too often disconnected from the larger world. In the age of Zika, that needs to change.
Latin American presidents are inventing new ways to exercise leadership – namely, via social media. By 2014, the region had the world’s highest use of social media use by politicians.
It is time for the Trump administration to pay at least some attention to Latin America. Even bankrupt Venezuela has been quicker and more generous than the United States during the tragedy that devastated Peru
The history of Latin America and the Caribbean is plagued with dictators. That is why in 2001, the 34 countries of the OAS agreed to and signed the Inter-American Democratic Charter.
Compared to developed countries educational systems, ours, keeps being slow and poorly prepared for the 21st century challenges.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, President of Peru, described the U.S. attitude towards Latin America as that of any human being with his or her pet: warm and close, but inconsequential.
It is unlikely that Brazil will be able to pursue a prominent role in the international arena before 2019.
Understanding the reasons behind the income gap in Latin America and the Caribbean is a necessary step toward designing appropriate growth strategies.
After decades of irrelevance under previous leaderships, the 34-country OAS has become the region's best option to restore democracy in Venezuela.
There is a world of difference between the unilateral imposition of sanctions by the United States and the invocation of the O.A.S. democratic charter.
What can be done to halt Venezuela’s implosion, organise a humanitarian rescue and achieve a return to democracy? Radicals in the opposition trusted in a popular uprising.
The breaking point where society decides to divide what is meant to live together!
“less intelligent”? Joan of Ark, Marie Curie, Indira Gandhi? I wonder if any of those names ring a bell for Korwin-Mikke.
Latin America's recent rightward spiral should not be seen as the end of the populist era in the region.
Across the world, it is possible to witness the liberation of prejudice, galvanized by the emergence of a politics of hate and division that plays directly into the everyday fears
We just witnessed part 1 of the presidential race in Ecuador, where thanks to a divided opposition, the government-backed candidate Lenin Moreno secured participation in the run-off election scheduled for April 2nd.
As President Michelle Bachelet enters her last year in office, presidential hopefuls in Chile are aligning along a left-right and a new-old divide to attract indifferent voters
To thoroughly understand what is going on with the educational system in United States, one must go back to a few months ago.
The outrageous incident that opened the controversy in Argentina on individual liberties, women discrimination, morality against nudity, inspired the call for a 'Tetazo' the past Tuesday in the capital and many questions arose.
The outcome of the referendum on the peace agreement in Colombia was as surprising as Brexit. Why do people around the world vote against choices that obviously make sense?
Latin America has remained fairly quiet during President Trump's confrontation with Mexico so far, but that could change very soon.
The hard-left policies of his idol Hugo Chavez have left a once-rich nation brutalised, devastated and with 2,200 per cent inflation
The country faces its first election in a decade without Rafael Correa but although the favourite, Lenín Moreno, is from the same party they are different characters
Costa Rica was the most environmentally advanced and happiest place on earth last year, followed by Mexico, Colombia, Vanuatu and Vietnam.
Many of us have praised Pope Francis for his humbleness and for his tolerance toward victims of discrimination who had long been neglected by the Vatican, but it’s time to tell him loud and clear: Get out of Venezuela.
It seems that leaders of the opposition have reached a consensus on pressing for the regional elections. That is progress. And completing the following steps should not be too complicated for them
Saturday (February 4) marks the 16th anniversary of Plan Colombia, a multi-billion dollar U.S. counternarcotics and counterinsurgency military aid package given to Colombia under President Bill Clinton.
Undoubtedly entertainment information is easier to receive and when it comes to Latin America, it works as a powerful tool to control the masses response to reality but, is this tool being properly used?
President Trump’s insistence that he will force Mexico to pay is the definition of extortion: obtaining un-owed money through coercion.
Trump claims that the United States has a huge unemployment problem. In fact, the opposite is true: overall U.S. unemployment has gone down from 10 percent in 2009 to 4.8 percent today
Some observers and policymakers suggest there is, but a cold look at the facts suggests fears may be overblown.