Latin America Weekly

Tax reform, violence, and a power grab

This week: How protests in Colombia buried a tax reform proposal. Nayib Bukele’s power grab in El Salvador. And Mexico’s enduring violence epidemic.

The Colombian tax reform that never was

Colombia protesters marching in Medellín against the tax reform proposal. Photo: Andres Matheo
Colombian protesters marching in Medellín against the tax reform proposal. Photo: Andres Matheo

After much delay, Colombian President Iván Duque presented his administration’s tax reform proposal last week — but retracted it less than a...

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