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With his latest constitutional maneuvering, President Martín Vizcarra is trying to change Peru's political landscape while avoiding the fate of his predecessors.
Building on the student-led mass protests of 2006 and 2011, a newly forming leftist coalition in Chile is well-positioned to challenge Sebastián Piñera’s incoming right-wing administration.
Rightwing businessman Sebastián Piñera will be president in Chile, again. But a new Left movement could bring hope for the country’s political dynamic.
A revitalized political Left in Peru helped prevent the return of Fujimorismo, but it must now contend with the neoliberal economic agenda of the country’s new president.