Nine Latin American countries hold elections this year, with five—Chile, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Peru—selecting presidents.
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“This is a necessary step and, unfortunately, we are now doing this in the worst possible situation,” said the Cuban economist on the January 1 currency shift.
The region’s recovery will be slow and depend in part on effective vaccine distribution and stable oil prices.
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"The question is whether both nations will look for an opportunity to work toward a truly ambitious agenda," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth to Forbes.com.
With a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court upholding DACA, AS/COA Online looks at the immigration program, the Trump administration’s attempt to end it, and its current status.
As long as Mexican women continue to face high levels of violence and inequality, they will keep demanding change, writes Carin Zissis for World Politics Review.
Venezuela is set to hold legislative elections on December 6. Of course, the term “elections” should be used lightly.
The country's second maneuver to remove the president in 16 months threw the country into political chaos. AS/COA Online covers how Peru arrived at this tumultuous moment on the eve of an election year.
While President Jair Bolsonaro’s favored candidates underperformed in the first round, new faces on the left attracted attention.
There’s a lot more to see when you look beyond Florida.
"In the Western Hemisphere, leadership must mean partnership," writes AS/COA's Steve Liston in The Banker.
"Luis Arce's victory signals that renewal is possible," writes AS/COA's Brendan O'Boyle on Bolivia's president-elect in The New York Times.
As the candidates seek to woo Latino voters at home, they offer different approaches abroad. AS/COA Online explores their stances on countries from Cuba to Brazil.