Nayib Bukele, a former FMLN member now running as a third-party candidate, is expected to win the first round on February 3rd. The question now is whether or not he will amass sufficient support to avoid a runoff on March 10th.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is playing constitutional hardball with the country’s top court, which in recent months has been the sole obstacle to his attempts to oust CICIG. Now the entire judicial system—and the country’s fragile democracy—is at risk.
At Global Americans, we’ve been following the crisis in Nicaragua very closely. For our latest interview we spoke to Richard Feinberg and discussed his recently published Brookings report “Nicaragua: Revolution and Restoration”
Now that slow-to-count California races have been called, it’s clear that Democrat’s performance in heavily Hispanic districts is one of the biggest stories of the 2018 midterms. Those districts accounted for 32.5 percent of total Democratic gains.
As the political crisis in Nicaragua continues to deepen, Global Americans’ Chris Sabatini and Ken Frankel from the Canadian Council of the Americas inaugurate their interview series, Two Gringos with Questions, by interviewing Nicaraguan Journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro.
The new Democratic majority in the House will likely elevate a well-known, moderate Latin America advocate to chair the Foreign Relations Committee and provide a balance to the administration’s possible bro-mance with Bolsonaro.