In honor of Malala Day, here are 5 girls in the hemisphere that have become courageous and active voices for rights.
While global trade in services is booming, most Latin American countries continue to export basic goods. Here’s what Panama and Costa Rica did to catch up. Other countries should follow.
The wily Sadinistas in Managua have survived, adapted, and clawed their way back to power. Is there no dislodging them?
Yes, it’s true. There is another election happening in the Americas besides the U.S. election
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has one of the highest approval rates in the region, but he is still going to great lengths to secure his re-election November 6th at all cost. Is this just Ortega playing it safe or a permanent power grab?
While Nicaragua may hold a free election, President Ortega has ensured it won’t be democratic. All that remains to be seen is just how long they take to announce the winner.
Against grim economic news in Latin America, Central America is expected to grow by 4.3 percent this year. But that won’t be enough. Here’s how the region can grow further, leveraging its creative industries.
El régimen de Maduro sistemáticamente viola todos los estándares democráticos y ahora intenta obstruir el referendo revocatorio, jugando su última carta para sobrevivir políticamente. Sin referendo el chavismo apuesta por el autoritarismo. ¿Logrará perpetuarse en el poder?
The Zika virus has raised the issue of abortion in Latin America, where a number of countries such as El Salvador, Nicaragua and Chile restrict the right to terminate a pregnancy in all cases. Will Zika change the debate and policies on a woman’s right to choose in the Americas?
Two weeks ago, the Nicaraguan government kicked out three U.S. citizens under trumped up charges (soon, I fear, Trumped Up will become formal adjective to be capitalized). So, why has the State Department been so quiet about it?