Today Donald Trump goes from PEOTUS to POTUS. Latin America is not impressed. They'll get over it.
Does a Latin American identity really exist? The word Latino has unified a group of people under its meaning, what is that meaning?
Automation revolution is taking the jobs, not evil foreigners. The first self-driving cars are now on the road in the United States. That's another four million jobs down the drain
Obama’s historic normalization with Havana is under threat from Trump’s hardline cabal of Castro-haters
The rise of populist leaders in the United States and Europe poses a dangerous threat to basic rights protections while encouraging abuse by autocrats around the world
Cuba operates as if it had two parties, President Raúl Castro joked in his main report to the Seventh Congress of the Cuban Communist Party last April: “Fidel leads one and I, the other.”
2017 entered world stage under the sad and horrific shadow of the Aleppo genocide. In the Americas, however, 2017 seems to have brought a ray of hope in terms of democratic developments.
At Walden Pond, the ecological changes revealed in the sediments of the last century were more extreme than anything in the previous 1,400 years, and some were unique in the history of the pond.
At least three times in the past six months, state legislators have threatened to cut the budget of the University of Wisconsin at Madison for teaching about homosexuality, gender and race.
A constitutional amendment passed by the Senate last month is being called “the end of the world” amendment by its opponents. Why? Because the consequences of the amendment look disastrous — and long lasting.
The appointment of Tareck El Aissami as Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela can only be useful to close the already small spaces for a political solution to the crisis in the country
There is an abysmal difference in people’s attitude before the law. For example, people in Germany and in the United States usually feel almost a reverential respect toward it, but people in Latin America have very low regard for it.
Part of the reason prison violence is so common in Brazil is that conditions in most of the country’s penitentiaries are barbarous.
During the first half of 2016, as Brazil staggered through a corruption investigation, a painful recession and the impeachment of then-President Dilma Rousseff
While most economics models assumed people were basically rational, Kahneman and Tversky demonstrated that human decision-making is biased in systematic, predictable ways.
The F.B.I. hasn’t released hate crime data for 2016 yet, but in November it reported a total of 5,850 hate crimes in 2015, up from 5,479 in 2014.
In the British Parliament, a growing cross-party band of members is seeking to amend the Criminal Finances Bill, now making its way through the legislative process.
Are you someone who has faith in the power of free markets? Then you should naturally accept the evidence that human activity is bringing about climate change.
The Castro brothers were able to govern for so long in part because the United States often took actions against their rule that allowed them to rally the people against a common enemy.
Concerns about fake news spreading online are legitimate. More and more people are getting most, in some cases all, of their news and information from online sources, often through social channels such as Facebook or Twitter.
In the summer of 2014, 70,000 unaccompanied minors (UACs) from the Northern Triangle – consisting of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador – crossed the U.S.-Mexico border
In November 57% of Californians voted to legalise the growing and use of marijuana for recreational purposes.. Drug liberalisation north of the border may speed up the process
The country constant struggle to develop gets shaded by the Senate approval in the second debate the project of Viviane Morales that intends to restrict the adoption to only heterosexual couples.
Which country improved the most in 2016? Colombia
Viva la ignorancia! - When ignorance is public policy, the destitution of an education minister that showed good results is the logical outcome
Americans should take a look at Latin America, where, starting in the 1940s, elected populists undermined democracy.
For many years the European and American thinking system was established in Latin American society even over the local and the traditional customs.
International PISA tests show that 63 percent of Latin American students lack basic skills in math, and in some countries that figure is as high as 91 percent.
The post truth era: a place where fact-based stories aren’t as persuasive.
A scandal and a further contraction of the economy make things difficult for the government
The unfortunate tragedy that touched Latin America made it get the feeling of being one, of feeling the same around football and culture.
For Latin America the result of the U.S. election and the growing investments from China in the region could mean a new opportunity to promote their own development in a post-commodity boom environment.
In every lonely jungle hideout where guerrillas in olive-drab plotted their fight, Castro kept them company. In every country where revolutionaries and communists dreamed of creating a workers’ paradise, Castro was a guiding light.
We are already seeing signs that Latin America may unite in condemning the United States if President-elect Donald Trump goes ahead with his plans to build a border wall
In the late 2000s, leftist politicians were leading countries all across Latin America. Today, most are in retreat, challenged by a new crop of would-be leaders promising to fix the problems created by the left.
Peace and political trench warfare in Colombia ... The new agreement tidies up loose ends, and involves a few significant concessions from the FARC.
The president-elect has promised to rip up the free trade treaty, yet there is no sign that his approach will be any fairer
The recent turn to the right in Latin American politics will trigger serious social conflicts and marginalize large sectors of the population
The deal, incorporating several suggestions from Mr. Santos’s critics, was reached after marathon negotiating sessions in Havana.
This political alliance requires a lot of transparency among its members in order to be effective at political level. It is very difficult, not to say impossible, that all its decisions are taken unanimously