While eliminating affirmative action policies may play well with Bolsonaro’s supporters, it risks weakening the Brazilian economy and geopolitical standing, status the country has spent decades building.
Like their conservative predecessors, left-leaning presidents in Latin America have shown a tendency to fall for the vice of corruption. Recent studies argue the causes stem from more than just an absence of ethics but also high levels of inequality.
Peru’s progress today toward equitable social and democratic development and effective democratic governance is hindered not by powerful interest groups, domestic or foreign, but by the weakness of state capacity and institutions.
The U.S.’s apparent lack of interest in the Puerto Rico crisis and President Trump’s breezy optimism about the recovery efforts, in the face of on-the-ground facts, reflect the long-standing historical reality of the U.S. with its commonwealth.
La corrupción cobra con fuerza la confianza de los ciudadanos y apunta hacia el ocaso de la administración pública basada en las buenas prácticas de ética, transparencia y responsabilidad en el uso de los recursos. ¿Qué hacer para revertir la tendencia?