The Most Important Election in the Americas Is in Brazil

Former president Lula is in the lead in the polls ahead of the first round of elections in Brazil to be held on October 2. These elections will be transformative for Brazil and will have ramifications across the globe.

Why Lithium Power Politics Are Playing Out Very Differently in Chile and Bolivia

The people of Bolivia and Chile imagine a different kind of extraction: one that is controlled by those who live by the resources and one that does not destroy the earth.

Mexico’s President Gives Joe Biden a Big History Lesson

Latin American nations are putting themselves on the front line for the sovereignty of certain countries, and are backing progressive processes in others.

The Era of Northern Hegemony Over Mexico Is Coming to an End

The general mood in Latin America is that the United States should not waste its time interfering south of its border but should, instead, spend its energy trying to resolve its cascading internal crises.

The Ukraine War’s Role in Exacerbating Global Food Insecurity

The effects of the war in Ukraine have brought much of the world’s attention to energy prices. But food insecurity is also rising and will likely get worse.