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Politics of Latin America

In this channel you will find summaries on important domestic issues that inform today's political landscape in Latin American countries, as well as summaries on their respective roles in international politics.


9 Book


An American History
Ada Ferrer
Scribner, 2021
8 Report
Group of Thirty
G30, 2023
9 Book

Silver, Sword, and Stone

Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story
Marie Arana
Simon & Schuster, 2019
7 Article

Latin America’s Darkest Hour

Can Biden Heal a Fractured Hemisphere?
Oliver Stuenkel
Foreign Affairs, 2021
8 Book

Crude Nation

How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela
Raul Gallegos
Potomac Books, 2016
5 Article

The Venezuelan Refugee Crisis Is Not Just a Regional Problem

Latin American Neighbors Are Pulling More Than Their Weight
Cynthia J. Arnson
Foreign Affairs, 2019
8 Report

Order and Progress?

Brazil’s Post-Election Outlook
The Economist Intelligence Unit
EIU, 2018
8 Article

Venezuela’s Suicide

Lessons From a Failed State
Moisés Naím and Francisco Toro
Foreign Affairs, 2018
8 Report
Robert Muggah and Katherine Aguirre Tobón
Igarapé Institute, 2018
7 Article
Carlos Eduardo Lins da Silva
GIS, 2018
7 Article

What Ails Mexican Democracy

Too Much Hope, Too Little Change
Gladys I. McCormick and Matthew R. Cleary
Foreign Affairs, 2018
8 Report

Turning Tides

A guide to Latin America’s busy 2018 election year
The Economist Intelligence Unit
EIU, 2017