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Leaked tapes revealing massive corruption and bribery by Brazil’s coup president, Michel Temer, and party leader Aécio Neves have sent the country’s right-wing coalition into a tailspin. Could it be an opening for the Left?
Elections in the State of Mexico on Sunday revealed the growing power of the Mexican Left — and the lengths to which the ruling party will go to repress it.
As corruption charges plague both sides of the political spectrum, a slew of controversial austerity proposals from the Temer government exacerbate polarization in Brazil.
A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.
Do recent mass protests by Paraguayan students represent the beginning of a political awakening?
Amidst corruption allegations and media attacks, Mauricio Funes, El Salvador’s president from 2009-2014, receives political asylum in Nicaragua.
Dilma Rousseff’s ouster raises concerns that the many social gains the Brazilian Left has achieved over the last two decades could be quickly reversed.
Why critics of Chavismo are wrong to suggest that socialism is to blame for corruption in Venezuela
President Dilma Rousseff’s tenuous political situation reflects the victories of a conservative backlash that is threatening democratic institutions.
Securing the “rule of law” and purging corrupt politicians will not suffice—only structural transformation (i.e. redistribution) will address the roots of Guatemala’s democratic malaise.