Opinion & Analysis

January 17, 2018

How looking at the roots of the Odebrecht empire helps us to understand its current crisis.

January 11, 2018

U.S. support for a corrupt election continues the country’s history of obstructing Honduran democracy.

January 9, 2018

Abortion was recently partially decriminalized in Bolivia. What does this mean for maternal mortality and women’s health? 

January 8, 2018

Recent pension cuts backed by Argentine President Mauricio Macri have elicited vigorous popular protest.

January 5, 2018

Peruvian President Kuczynski’s humanitarian pardon for Alberto Fujimori, who was serving a 25-year sentence for human rights violations, was a quid pro quo to avoid impeachment. Can it be revoked?

January 4, 2018

Since its origins, Venezuela’s oil economy has failed to address the environmental consequences of oil production and resource extraction.

December 29, 2017

The legacy of Fujimorismo lives on under the current administration of Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

December 27, 2017


How a history of land speculation and dispossession in southern Bahia foreshadowed Odebrecht’s fall from grace

December 22, 2017

Rightwing businessman Sebastián Piñera will be president in Chile, again. But a new Left movement could bring hope for the country’s political dynamic. 

December 15, 2017

A recent ruling to end term limits in Bolivia gives Evo Morales a green light to run in the 2019 presidential elections and beyond. 

December 14, 2017

Colombia’s far right is on the attack, working to block peace as laid out in the historic 2016 accords. Manipulating and targeting academia has become a key weapon in their arsenal.