One of the most important meetings in Latin America’s economic and political calendar is happening later this week. It’s not happening in Latin America, and no Latin American leaders will be in the room. I’d bet money that nobody will even say the word “Latin”.
I love a good story about authoritarianism as much as the next person, but Kurt Weyland’s recent tome in the Atlantic riled me up in a way that a bookish […]
With Edward Snowden on the run and Mercosur countries stumbling over themselves to criticize U.S. spying and the European detainment of Evo Morales, many are asking: what is Mercosur and […]
While Americans let off a 300-million strong sigh over last month’s revelation that the US government has a massive communications monitoring program, and Europeans feign indignation, Latin Americans are calling […]
(via No Se Mancha) Hugo Chavez is still dead. But as Cornelius Fleischhaker notes, the Venezuelan economy isn’t yet. Despite Chavez’s best attempts to reform Venezuela into a Bolivarian socialist state, […]
I wrote a few months back that few sane people could truly wish for Chávez (or anyone) to die of cancer. But despite all the wishes for and against Hugo’s […]
It’s back, and back with a vengeance. Three-term Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, who had a very public battle with cancer last year, is returning to Cuba for medical treatment amid […]