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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 […]

Chile’s Big Step Forward

The end of 2021 has seen several shifts in the Latin American political landscape. In November alone, the Peronists took a bruising defeat in the Argentine midterms, and the socialist former first lady of Honduras became the Central American country’s first female president. However, there has been no bigger story than that of the Chilean […]

“We live in the age of trust.” – An Interview with Professor Andrea Renda

Professor Andrea Renda is a Senior Research Fellow and the Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Part-Time Professor at the EUI’s School of Transnational Governance, and one of the leading experts on digitalization and regulatory policies at the European level. In this exclusive […]