Rio de Janeiro

June is Over – The Struggle Continues

As the international LGBTQI+ Pride Month, June is without a doubt the gayest month. Pride Month started in the United States in memory of the Stonewall riots, but eventually went global. During June, major companies modify their logos to include rainbow colors, thousands of rainbow flags are displayed all across the world in public institutions, […]

Guest Lecture With Professor Andrés Malamud

The EUI-STG Latin America focus group welcomes Professor Andrés Malamud (Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon), for a discussion on the content and potential impact of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement. On 28 June 2019, the European Union and Mercosur reached a historic agreement to establish an interregional trade agreement as part of a wider […]

Latin America and the Russo-Ukrainian War

This Latin American Focus Group article was co-authored by Lucía Bosoer, Lucas Chiodi, Gabriel Cohen, Melina Nitschker, and Esteban Scuzarello. The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on the 24th of February has spurred reactions – predominantly condemnation – from around the world. While nominally a conflict involving the two warring parties, the United […]

The AMLO Presidency: Retrospectives and Looks to the Future

The July of 2018 saw Andrés Manuel López Obrador, widely known as AMLO, succeed where he had twice failed before, winning the Mexican presidential election with an outright majority with MORENA, his political movement, and dealing a stunning defeat to Mexico’s traditional parties in the process. López Obrador rode into the Mexican presidency on an […]