2021 meant U.S. ambassadorial vacancies to Latin America, scores of refugees to Mexico, and record cargo through the Panama Canal.
Fresh from Glasgow, Institute Talanoa’s Natalie Unterstell explains how Brazil and the region were part of big steps at the climate conference, but there’s still a way to go.
International Crisis Group’s Tiziano Breda covers the two elections while El Milenio’s Juan Pablo Sabillón covers efforts to combat young Honduran voters’ apathy.
UCSD’s Cecilia Farfán-Méndez covers a new bilateral security accord while Mexico’s former energy regulatory commissioner Montserrat Ramiro gets into the electricity reform discord.
A year out from the presidential vote, IDEIA Big Data’s Mauricio Moura covers how the president’s approval, Covid-19, and technology are shaping what’s to come.
Luis Rubio of México Evalúa digs into how the president seeks to shape his legacy against the backdrop of a new legislature and bilateral talks with Washington.
Journalist Mitra Taj and legal expert Alonso Gurmendi discuss the bumpy road ahead for Peru’s new president.
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.
Can President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s governing coalition keep its supermajority in the Chamber of Deputies? El Financiero’s Alejandro Moreno tells us what the polls indicate.
Data protection issues loom large ahead of the country's 2022 elections, explains Rafael Zanatta, who heads Data Privacy Brasil.
Co-curators Sebastian Zubieta and Diana Flatto share sounds from The Spine of Music.
How does the United States work to regain its role as a promoter of democracy? With humility, said the two Clinton administration officials.
El Faro’s Nelson Rauda covers the Biden administration’s approach to El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala ahead of 2021 elections in two of those countries.