With primaries and general elections around the corner, the ruling center-left New Majority coalition has splintered and been dragged down by president Bachelet’s unpopularity.
Soon Rafael Correa will be an ex-president. Will he go calmly into presidential retirement or noisily wait in the wings for a future return?
A reform that permits sitting president Juan Orlando Hernández to run for re-election and the divisions among opposition leaders make it likely that November 26th elections will produce little political change.
Despite the threats of deportation and the thinly veiled racism, Hispanics in the U.S. remain confident and resilient in their communities. Welcome to the real American Dream.
The spectacular collapse of President Michelle Bachelet’s popularity and generational divisions among Chilean voters have opened up the 28-year democracy’s party system with unknown consequences for this year’s presidential elections.
The enduring strength of U.S. institutions and civil society will mean less the “fundamental transformation” promoted by Trump supporters and more a “heated transition”—though still with uncertain consequences.
El período de transición entre gobiernos suele ser un momento fundacional en el cual los presidentes-electos dejan de lado la retórica de campaña para enviar un mensaje unificador. Pero Donald Trump, fiel a su estilo controversial, está manejando la transición como si aún estuviera en campaña.
With the incoming Trump administration, nothing will be “as expected.” Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be unpredictable. Let’s just hope that’s it.
The breakdown of the Vatican/UNASUR dialogue in Venezuela was totally predictable. Dialogue is still the key to peacefully resolving the crisis in Venezuela, but it must have teeth to punish noncompliance.
A #SanctuaryCampus movement has taken hold across U.S. universities. By collectively supporting and providing a voice to undocumented students’ fears and demands, a new process of inclusion is taking shape.