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On August 1, voters will voice whether past leaders' crimes should be investigated and punished. There are catches.
Journalist Mitra Taj and legal expert Alonso Gurmendi discuss the bumpy road ahead for Peru’s new president.
"What we will see is a greater awareness about how surveillance tools are used in Mexico and more calls for clarity," said the AS/COA Online editor-in-chief.
Two young newcomers—Gabriel Boric on the left and Sebastián Sichel on the right—beat out frontrunners to lead their respective coalitions. The presidential vote takes place in November.
"The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse has amplified the political knife’s edge on which Haiti has long perched," writes AS/COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth for the New York Post.
The AS/COA Online editor-in-chief joined the U.S.-Mexico Foundation's podcast to discuss bilateral priorities, the U.S. vice president's June visit, and more.
Even with a lack of reliable information, evidence abounds that the Maduro government’s vaccine distribution plan is not just slow—it’s inequitable.
The pandemic distracts from anti-graft battles even as it proves their urgency, explains AS/COA’s Brian Winter in this deep dive into the 2021 Capacity to Combat Corruption Index.
Despite threats against its very existence, the electoral authority successfully oversaw the biggest elections in the country's history, writes AS/COA's Carin Zissis for World Politics Review.
"Para combatir efectivamente la corrupción, se necesitan instituciones, democracia y una sociedad civil fuerte", dijo el vicepresidente de política de AS/COA.
"Estamos en un ciclo vicioso donde hay menos fe en las instituciones y las democracias", dijo el vicepresidente de política de AS/COA.