This is what you need to know about how the presidential elections of Mexico and Colombia went down

The elections in Mexico and Colombia allow us to reflect on the electoral process that will take place in Brazil in October and on the state of politics in the region. Here you can get to know more about this

Anti-corruption consultation: a tool that is little used because of its nature

Ecuador, Guatemala and Romania are the most recent cases of a consultation to fight corruption; Colombia will go to the polls next August 26

It is time for the left: What will happen in Mexico now that AMLO is president?

After 18 years of campaign, the candidate of the Morena party will begin to fulfill his electoral promises

What did Colombia's anti-drug policy fail?

Coca plantations expanded by 160% in less than five years. The United States called this increase "unacceptable"

Are the regional agreements failing to reduce the crisis in Venezuela and Guatemala?

Different organizations have described negatively the situation in Venezuela and Nicaragua, but their resolutions have no greater scope

Argentina: "The only way to move our country forward is by working", Minister of Finance

On June 25, Argentine workers carried out a national strike in opposition to the economic policy exposed by President Mauricio Macri

Do Latinos abroad not vote in the elections?

For the Pew Research Center, the low democratic participation abroad is due to the fear of being exposed to immigration authorities and for being forgotten by its nationals

Chile: The new Latin American dream?

Chile is the American country where the presence of foreigners grows the most

Speaking Spanish: a risk in the United States

The Spanish-speaking community begins to be afraid to speak their mother tongue

Is Julian Assange's stay at the Embassy of Ecuador over?

The Ecuadorian government has been negotiating with the United Kingdom a possible exit of the WikiLeaks founder of the diplomatic representation

5 Latin American countries do not have a second round of elections

Why do these nations only have one round of voting to elect their presidents and what are the advantages and consequences?

Colombia: Three issues to follow during the presidency of Iván Duque

The peace process, the economy and his position in the face of social struggles will determine the course of the government of the Colombian elected president

Latin America and the Caribbean face the resurgence of maritime piracy

The instability and economic crisis that several countries in the continent are going through have empowered an activity that for the 20th century was considered extinct: maritime piracy

The extradition of former President Martinelli: another Noriega in Panama?

In spite of arriving to Panama under the condition of prisoner, the ex-president Ricardo Martinelli was taken to the clinic where the dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega also was confined: these are the similarities of the two cases

"Abortion is not a matter of faith but of public health", head of the coalition Cambiemos

The bill has overcome the first obstacle in Argentina to be endorsed by the Lower Chamber of this country, but the decision of the Senate is still missing

Nicaragua: Does a strike change the national panorama?

For the organizers the national rally was total success, although there is no certainty about the effectiveness of that kind of measures

These are the Latin American countries that will participate in the largest naval warfare exercise

For the first time in almost 50 years, a Latin American country will lead RIMPAC's Naval War rehearsal

Evo Morales: for the third time, the Bolivian leader attends the inauguration of the World Cup

For the Bolivian opposition, the trip of the president Evo Morales to Russia on the opening date of the World Cup demonstrates waste of public spending

The latest strategy to win voters: Presenting the Cabinet of Ministers

A few days before Colombians vote, candidates present their cabinets to inform those who will accompany them in their work and generate confidence in the electorate

The Escobar’s curse: The heirs of the Colombian capo accused of money laundering

The widow and son of Pablo Escobar were accused of participating in the crime of money laundering using real estate investments such as cuadas

"Venezuela is a Mafia State": Jeremy McDermott, Executive Director of InSight Crime

A study found links between the Venezuelan government and criminal activities

Mexico: Does violence in electoral times threaten the country's democracy?

With the number of murders of politicians and candidates, the national government needs a change of strategy

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