Corruption scandals have exploded across Latin America in recent years. Has corruption, or the perception of corruption, suddenly spiked? - The answer is no.
So much of America’s future is at stake in the 2016 presidential election. But let’s focus for a moment on just one area — energy and the environment — where the Obama administration has made startling progress that could be reversed if either of the GOP front-runners becomes president.
Genetically modified mosquitoes are in the news for good reason: They may be our best hope for controlling the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
The Spanish dreamt it in the 16th century,so did Napoleon III, now it it the dream of Chinese billionaire Wang Jing. But would it ever be a reality?
Only a few years ago Lula could do no wrong. What happened? A working-class hero’s sad fall from grace
Mexican politicians and pundits are now debating how best to deal with Mr. Trump. For Mexico, it is not only about pride or political correctness. It is about maintaining a decent working relationship between two countries
How the country went from being the cocaine capital of the world to a Latin American success story.
With Sharapova's failed drug test revelation, anti-doping regulations and expectations for Rio 2016 Olympic Games are under the microscope.
Wednesday, March the 9th 2016 will be remembered as the day impunity died in the Americas. On that date, Brazilian prosecutors filed charges against the most popular Brazilian politician alive, former head of state Luiz Inacio Da Silva ( Lula).
Opposition win in Bolivia’s Feb. 21 referendum was a new sign of the demise of leftist populism in the region; populist leaders have lost elections in Argentina, Venezuela, and Bolivia, and are in trouble in Ecuador and Brazil
Beyond the debate about unlocking a single man's phone is the struggle for Tech Freedom
Former U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali died this week, giving ace analyzer Beatrice Rangel a chance to compare just how how far Latin America has come since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
If Latam summons images of political turmoil, populist tyrants, religous mania and epic corruption, think agaoin: Tiny Uruguay, pulling itself up by its bootstraps, has morphed into one of the most progressive nations on earth
He may have only placed third, but Marco Rubio appears to have emerged from the Iowa Caucus as the candidate for sanity in the eyes of many establishment Republicans not yet won over by Donald Trump’s bombast.
Puerto Rico says it's facing an imminent debt crisis, but its latest restructuring plan doesn't appear to be a concentrated effort to resolve it.
One of the legacies President Barack Obama will leave to his successor is increased foreign policy leverage in Latin America.
Mauricio Macri ended his first month in office with key victories: Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s opposition party is divided as Argentina is shifting away from Kirchner’s support for dictators and rights abusers
Everywhere in the world Congress oath is a customary and rather boring ceremony but in Venezuela it grasped the attention of world media that followed its proceedings step-by-step.
In theory, the supermajority that the MUD holds in the National Assembly has a vast array of powers at its disposal that can establish some form of stable political order in Venezuela.
Rising numbers of university students could help to ease the cycle of inequality and violence in the region but they need quality jobs, says Rebeca Grynspan, general secretary of the Ibero-American General Secretariat
Two years ago, public protests erupted in both Kyiv and Caracas. Whereas Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity quickly took power, political change in Venezuela followed a much slower path.
South America is a vast continent of light, yet it has a dark soul. Nestled in its political class, like a snake from the rain forest, corruption poisons the core of government.