Daniel Ortega has dug in his heels against a mediated solution to the crisis in Nicaragua. His intransigence and the politicization of the state makes it difficult to find a mediated exit to a looming civil war.
The real danger that has arisen from AMLO’s and MORENA’s landslide victories is not expropriation or authoritarianism, but disillusionment with unfulfilled promises and the persistence of corruption, poverty, and violence.
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.