One of the areas in which the future president and the government’s own program of the Historical Pact did not delve too deeply is international relations. What can we expect from the new government?
So far in 2022, some countries have advanced possible responses to find stable and lasting solutions for migrant children and adolescents abandoned in their territories.
In the face of feminist initiatives such as the #NiUnaMenos network or the popularization of green scarves, other collectives and counter-movements have emerged that are characterized by their radical opposition to the feminist movement.
The strike to demand a reduction in the price of diesel, among other claims, has turned into a really popular rebellion that does not seem to stop.
Co-author Max Povse and Fernando Pedrosa
Presidential diplomacy in Latin America generates impact and debates that, although they are unlikely to produce profound changes, show a snapshot of the region’s situation.
Unlike Hugo Chavez and Nicolás Maduro, the Colombian president-elect seems to understand that “pernicious polarization” and annihilation of the adversary are contradictory to democracy.
Although seven countries have approved equal marriage in Latin America, these laws exclude individuals from certain rights enjoyed by heterosexual spouses.
Analysts should be aware of their responsibility in generating disappointments by inflating expectations about the magnitude and speed of the processes of change.
The thesis that monetary policy is what makes it possible to achieve stability and recover growth was not only maintained, but also deepened to the extreme.
If the inflation unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic was considered transitory, the inflationary pressure that is now being detected is evidence of a structural nature. The world economy is entering a new stage, one of higher inflation.
Recently, an intense social mobilization has been unleashed in a relatively unforeseen manner in many parts of the world. Nothing new, except the forms and contents of this new social protest.
One of the assumptions acclaimed in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it left a mark on the mood and health habits of the inhabitants of the planet.
On April 28, Ecuador’s Constitutional Court decriminalized abortion in cases of rape after upholding the unconstitutionality of Article 150 of the Integral Penal Code. However, the presidential veto limited its scope.
Venezuela reappeared on the geopolitical chessboard as an option to contribute to the substitution of part of Russia’s oil exports. The idea puts Biden in a dilemma.
The National Assembly of Ecuador approved, with an absolute majority, the law for the legitimate use of force. The real purpose of the law is not to change the norm but to send a message.
We Latin Americans have a vocation for integration. We have the intention, the spirit, the mechanisms, the institutions, we even have important and very admirable results in some areas. The only thing we lack is to effectively implement integration.