Brazil’s particular position on the war in Ukraine
Brazil and the United States have long played the double game of being allies and competitors on the international stage, but the war in Ukraine has increased divergences.
The Americas lose a friend
With former US President Jimmy Carter in hospice care, Latin America and the Caribbean are about to lose a respectful interlocutor who cared deeply about the region.
Return to a divided world
The war in Ukraine is not only an atrocious event, but also a symptom of a global transformation process.
Puerto Rico seeks to overcome its territorial-colonial condition
On December 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a law ordering a plebiscite to be held in Puerto Rico to determine its final status.
Totalitarian propaganda rots quickly
The anticipated midterm elections in the United States were a surprise to many, but also a confirmation of the historical trend that fake news and propaganda have an expiration date.
Trumpism Deflates after the U.S. Midterm Elections
The elections turned out to be much more competitive than expected in swing districts and states, with Trumpist candidates failing to prevail.
Joe Biden Returns The Favor To López Obrador
A few days after Mexico’s rebuff, the U.S. State Department launched a harsh offensive against the Mexican government by calling on its nationals to avoid traveling to Mexico.
The crisis in Ukraine as an opportunity for Inter-American Dialogue
With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the importance of “regional spaces” based on a commonwealth of ideas, political postulates and common cultural features has been revived. This is the condition for greater and better economic integration.
Central America’s uncertain role on the U.S. agenda
Previously, no U.S. government had shown so much attention to the region’s economic and social development problems. However, there were also reasons for skepticism, due to the lack of regional approach.
Latin American Lessons for US Democracy after 6-J
Co-author Peter Siavelis
The events in the US of January 6, 2021 have, once and for all, ended the idea that the US is exceptional and that some of the initial comparisons of Trump to Latin America’s worst populist and semi-authoritarian presidents seem valid.