What good will Chile’s new constitution really do?
One political scientist believes Chileans are being too optimistic about the benefits of a new constitution, without realizing the risks4 weeks ago • Francisco Ricci
Bolsonaro is scrambling on shaky ground
After a major cabinet reshuffle, President Jair Bolsonaro should manage to find some political stability. However, it will come at a price1 month ago • Leonardo Barreto
Explaining Brazil #145: How much damage can Bolsonaro really do?
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro carried out a massive cabinet reshuffle on Monday, raising fears that his administration could take an undemocratic turn1 month ago • Gustavo Ribeiro
Explaining Brazil #138: A region of flawed democracies
In Latin America, only three countries qualified as “full democracies.” Just as many as were classed as “authoritarian regimes”3 months ago • Gustavo Ribeiro
The legacy of “The Liberator” and modern-day bolivarianism
The 19th-century leader is a crucial political figure in Venezuela until today, thanks largely to the late Hugo Chávez4 months ago • Lucas Berti
Stalin and Kim Jong-un have their admirers in Brazil
Brazilian left-wing fringes have taken controversial views on the former leader of the Soviet Union and North Korea's Supreme Leader4 months ago • Renato Alves