After months of power struggle, Peru’s President successfully challenged Congress to take on his anti-corruption agenda, narrowly avoiding a constitutional crisis. Will they follow through?
Tracing the roots of political corruption in Brazil from Vargas to Bolsonaro reveals corruption as a political strategy that has long been woven into the fabric of Brazilian politics.
Read the editor's intro to our latest print issue, "Corruption Wars," by Laura Weiss and guest editor Jonathan DeVore.
Fracking was a signature aspect of Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s campaign. The policy, however, has failed during his first term in office, as the economy worsens under austerity measures.
Argentina is experiencing another recession, this time under right-wing president Mauricio Macri, who has once again turned to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help. Will this time be different?
Violence and political maneuvering have marred the lead up to Guatemala’s elections as some candidates attempt to delegitimize the electoral process. Amid the chaos, left-wing parties may have most to lose.
As Honduran teachers and doctors resist the neoliberal restructuring of health and education services, educator and organizer Bayron Rodríguez Pineda explains the roots of the mobilizations and the growing people power in the streets.
Though the New York Times broke the story on new military orders in Colombia to double kills, arrests, and surrenders, Colombian magazine Revista Semana had access to the same information. Why didn’t they publish it?
No extent of reform can humanize an agency designed to criminalize migrants, deny their humanity, and profit off their detention and suffering. So Abolish ICE activists want to shut it down.
Bolsonaro doesn't need an open military dictatorship to crush his opponents. As the “Colombian model” demonstrates, he can lean on violent paramilitaries to do the dirty work for him.