Two years ago, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto took office under inauspicious circumstances.
If one were an irredeemable optimist, upcoming events in Venezuela and Colombia could be viewed as a harbinger of good things to come. In Venezuela, Sunday’s presidential election may put an end to Hugo Chavez’s 14 years in power, along with his systemati
Many fear the likely return to power ofthe PRI, but the country has changed
According to most polls, it is now virtually certain that on July 1, Mexico will bring the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) back to the presidency, after 12 years in opposi
Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez finally emerged from his electoral slump. After mediocre results in municipal and state governors’ elections late last year, and a scathing defeat in a constitutional referendum in December 2007, in February he convincingly won a v
To the myriad foreign challenges Barack Obama will have to confront upon taking office we may have to add a complex conundrum next door in Latin America. On three fronts that have posed serious problems for the United States before, there is a growing and
MEXICO’S SEEMINGLY endless electoral ordeal has finally concluded: Felipe Calderon took office as president on Friday, albeit under hardly auspicious circumstances. Constitutional order has prevailed — though just barely — despite the onslaught of a strid