The protests and reactions to popular protests in Nicaragua may be a precursor to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. This time is anyone willing to stand up to prevent the arguably inevitable?
The pathway toward Haitian political and economic development continues to be paved with good intentions. But the dynamics of Haiti policy are at the mercy of competing, residual policies in the world and in the region.
The candidate Brazilians choose as their new president will face challenges on multiple fronts: inequality, corruption, violence and economic stagnation. The field is wide open, but the risk that Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing populist in the mold of Donald Trump, will win remains high.
In a surprise vote marked by high turnout and polarization surrounding same-sex marriage, Carlos Alvarado defeated Fabricio Alvarado. But Fabricio may not have been the biggest loser in the landslide election.