"There is a part of Brazil for whom this U.S. style gun culture makes some sense, but not for the majority," said AS/COA's Brian Winter to BBC News.
Security & Defense
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.
The AS/COA Online editor-in-chief covers why the neighbors will reexamine the Merida Initiative during cabinet-level talks on October 8 in Mexico City.
"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.
Brazil’s president tries to please his base ahead of the 2022 election – to their likely detriment.
Experts discussed how regional governments, and a new U.S. administration, can work to halt the sprawling influence of organized crime in pandemic times.