The recent presidential vote in Chile, along with the Nov. 26 contest in Honduras, signals the beginning of a yearlong electoral cycle in Latin America.
Trade pacts like NAFTA must no longer be regarded merely as charters of rights for large corporations. Instead, they must serve ordinary citizens and address their problems, such as low wages, endemic corruption, and human-rights violations.
Just a few years ago, Latin America was on a roll
Two years ago, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto took office under inauspicious circumstances.
El Dr. Jorge Castañeda es entrevistado en la Bolsa de Nueva York para que dé su opinión sobre el escándalo de la supuesta corrupción de Wal-Mart en México
Corruption is not exactly a new phenomenon in Latin America. Indeed, corruption scandals have been a fixture on the region’s landscape since time immemorial. So there is nothing in principle new or surprising about the ongoing, almost endless drama that h