President Trump's newly-released budget proposal for 2018 confirms he has a negative agenda for the region
You know how the media always say how Colombia used to almost be a failed state, but yadda yadda yadda?
The all-encompassing tragedy devouring Venezuela has been front page material for over a month.
Relations between Canada, Mexico and the United States are increasingly tense making the future of NAFTA unpredictable.
The latest polls show that Trump’s Mexico-bashing has had the predictable effect of creating a nationalist backlash in Mexico
Venezuela is by far the region's worst performing economy. Venezuela's GDP is expected to continue to contract in 2017. Inflation is expected to top 700% this year.
Self-determination is the most controversial word when it comes to the history of these two places, but do they have more similarities than what they are aware of?
What will change? The fees that criminal networks charge to transport people and contraband across the border. Every time the wall goes up, so do smuggling profits.
The human rights situation in Venezuela is getting worse. Fortunately, some on the Left are deciding to speak up.
Endowed with extra revenues that enabled them to fulfil campaign promises, presidents tended to be popular. That is no longer the case.
Nicolás Maduro’s regime, corrupt and overseeing economic collapse, has lost clout in Peru, Colombia, and Argentina.
The requests made by the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) opposition coalition are concrete. None of them is out of the Constitution.
Regional and hemispheric migration flows have prevailed in Colombia since the 1960s.
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.
2016 served up two extraordinary referenda, fought under similar conditions, and with similar results, but which led to remarkably different outcomes.
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
If you wonder why most Asian countries have done so much better than Latin American nations in recent decades, visit a South Korean local school.
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 next phase in the peace agreement calls for a change of focus.
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.