Rio de Janeiro

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 […]

Argentina: Bridging the Gender Gap in Retirement?

Gender disparities exist. To deny that is like supporting the idea that the earth is flat – you can, but it is simply nonsensical to do so. According to the World Economic Forum, on average, women earn $10,000 per year less than men, only hold 26% of Parliament seats and 23% of Ministries worldwide. They […]