Elections

September 3, 2019
Néstor David Pastor

With his latest constitutional maneuvering, President Martín Vizcarra is trying to change Peru's political landscape while avoiding the fate of his predecessors. 

December 27, 2018

The Electoral Court's recent decision to uphold Evo Morales's fourth presidential bid has further polarized Bolivia, with the outcome of the electoral contest now far from certain. 

December 6, 2018
Andre Pagliarini

Dec 13 marks the 50th anniversary of the deadliest act issued under Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964-1985). With fewer than three weeks until Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration, it is more urgent than ever that Brazilian society reckons with its authoritarian past.

December 4, 2018
Laura Carlsen

Andrés Manuel López Obrador was inaugurated Saturday, in a ceremony unlike any other seen in Mexico. What’s next for the new president?

November 21, 2018
Jaime A. Alves and Joao Costa Vargas

The ascent of Jair Bolsonaro to the highest executive office in the world’s fourth-largest democracy and former slave state reflects Brazil’s long, enduring, and foundational antiblackness.

November 5, 2018
Anna More

Little more than three decades after the end of dictatorship, Jair Bolsonaro’s win in the Brazilian elections forebodes a crackdown on democratic institutions from the university to the press to the judiciary.

October 30, 2018
Keymer Ávila

¿Cómo podemos entender la ola de migrantes venezolanos en los últimos años?

October 30, 2018
Keymer Ávila

How can we understand the rise in Venezuelan migration in recent years?

October 29, 2018
Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Marcelo K. Silva

Jair Bolsonaro has propelled anger and vitriol against the Left, the poor, and so-called identity politics to the surface of Brazilian society. After his win, what’s next?

October 25, 2018
Editors

Ahead of Brazil's election Sunday, a look at the context and recent history of Brazil's beleaguered politics 

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