Peru’s troubles show how magical thinking won’t cure Latin America’s corruption challenges.
If recent polls are to be believed, Brazilians will elect an anti-establishment firebrand as president on October 28.
While it might seem like a political tsunami from the outside, the most likely economic policy outcomes from Brazil’s second round of presidential voting are relatively tame.
Brazil’s election upcoming general election is wide open, and its result could be make-or-break for the continent’s right-wing resurgence.
Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s political career looks to be finished, with major consequences for Brazil’s upcoming general election in 2018.
Brazil’s Operation Carwash has caught some big fish so far, but none so big as former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who saw his corruption conviction upheld earlier this week.
Taking stock of President Temer’s economic reforms as Brazil nears the end of its long recession.
Brazilians will soon know whether to expect a new round of economic reforms, or a new political vacuum at the highest levels of the republic.
Venezuela’s political crisis lurches toward violence, another prominent Brazilian politician gets Car Washed, and a wealth of geopolitical subtexts at the upcoming G20 summit.
The latest upswell in Operation Car Wash seems poised to swallow up President Temer, taking his economic reform agenda along with him.