Regional Overview: Latin America has emerged as one of the most uniquely challenged regions in the face of the emergence of COVID-19. As countries across the region prepare to reopen, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the virus has not even reached the peak...

Latin America 2020 Outlook   After a tumultuous end to 2019, Latin America faces a variety of obstacles as the region attempts to return to the prosperity experienced during the commodities boom. Analysts expect improved growth numbers compared to last year, though the region will have to...

On October 28th, after a dramatic election wrought with violence, fake news, and corruption allegations, Jair Bolsonaro was elected President of Brazil by an ample margin. Even though various Latin American countries, such as Chile, Argentina, and Colombia, have recently elected right-wing leaders, Brazil’s shift...

In August 2018, Iván Duque of the Centro Democrático Party was elected as President of Colombia promising economic growth, lower corporate taxes, and a tougher stance on the FARC guerrillas and the Venezuelan government. Even though he won a majority of the popular vote, President...