Peru: What was the purpose of the Summit of the Americas 2018?

The Summit turned out to be nothing more than the declaration of a set of good intentions, which will hardly contribute to mitigate corruption in the hemisphere

Opinion: You have to be brave to practice journalism in Latin America

The cowardly and vile assassination of the reporter team of El Comercio newspaper in Ecuador showed that Latin America is a hostile and dangerous continent to practice journalism.

Is Donald Trump actually crazy?

The president does not need a psychiatrist. No one should doubt his mental health, because he is aware of what he does

Latin America’s anti-graft earthquake

Latin America’s anti-graft earthquake

Mexico’s recent earthquake not only revealed corrupt building practices but stirred new campaigns for accountability. 

Latam's #MeToo Moment

Latam's #MeToo Moment

The fight against sexual misconduct is gathering force in the land of machismo.

top prosecutor Alberto Nisman

An Unsolved Death Drives Argentina to Fiction

A top prosecutor's demise has taken on a peculiar life of its own

Besieged on all sides. Photographer: Guillermo Gutierrez/Bloomberg via Getty Images

President's Narrow Survival Is Good News for Peru

Weaponizing corruption is a dangerous political strategy.

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton

Leave Immigration Alone Instead of Making It Worse

The status quo isn't ideal, but it's better than the House Republican plan.

The Alborada: an inheritance tainted

The Alborada: an inheritance tainted

The legacy of paramilitarism and drug trafficking that Medellín has came at a high price

Why Hospitals Aren't in the Drug Business

Why Hospitals Aren't in the Drug Business

They want to address shortages and high prices. But existing manufacturers are likely to do so faster and more cheaply.

Tareck al Sami

Venezuela Welcomes All Tourists Crazy Enough to Go

No food, no money, no security, no medical care...no problem!

Saudi Arabia: What is the importance of social reforms for women?

Since the heir to the throne, Mohamed Bin Salman, began his plan of reforms, several have had repercussions for Saudi women

Argentina Leaves Evita Behind

Argentina Leaves Evita Behind

Peronism's old populist playbook no longer works in a changing nation.

U.S. Can't Walk Away From the  Migration Crisis

U.S. Can't Walk Away From the Migration Crisis

Boycotting UN talks won't keep instability at bay.

Chile Needs Some New Ideas

Chile Needs Some New Ideas

Can't rely on copper to pull it out of its middle-income funk.

Mohammed bin Salman

The Promising Crisis in Saudi Arabia

Purging rivals is often a bad sign. But in this case it may show an impatience to reform.

Brazil on Track to Get  Own Trump

Brazil on Track to Get Own Trump

The building fury in Latin America's biggest nation promises turmoil in its upcoming election.

New Technology:  Neither Feared Nor Trusted

New Technology: Neither Feared Nor Trusted

A better approach would be to develop and manage it.

Colombia's Peacemakers Losing Their Mojo

Colombia's Peacemakers Losing Their Mojo

Political entropy is undermining the pact to end the hemisphere's longest insurgency.

Catalonia: on the brink of a politically-blinded world

Catalonia: on the brink of a politically-blinded world

What does the Catalonian narrative mean for the world?

 zany vloggers

YouTube Rules Brazil's Brave New Media World

How a host of zany vloggers became some of the country’s most influential public figures.

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