Dysfunctional system struggles to solve Peru's crisis
A dysfunctional political system finds itself unable to solve a crisis that was triggered by an undemocratic president, now in prison, and which was deepened by the current president by using lethal force to repress legitimate protests - writes Dr Julio F Carrión.
- Dr Julio F Carrión
A dark day for Brazilian democracy
The 8th of January 2023 will be recorded in history as a deeply dark day for Brazilian democracy. The world witnessed not only an attack against a democratically elected government, but also against the very notion of democratic, republican institutions - writes Dr Vinicius de Carvalho.
- Dr Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho, KCL
Peru’s democracy teeters on the brink
Peru faces a deep political crisis in the wake of Pedro Castillo’s failed coup d’état on December 7th. President Boluarte faces quite a difficult task in finding a roadmap to negotiate a constitutional way out of it. The continuation of Peru’s democracy may rest in her ability to do so - writes Dr Julio Carrión.
- Dr Julio F. Carrión
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LatAm Outlook 2023
Latin America has a compelling claim to be one of the big answers to the multiple questions facing humanity in the twenty-first century. We hope our LatAm Outlook 2023 paints an honest, insightful and enticing picture, and thereby makes this case persuasively to you.
- Canning House + Control Risks, Ipsos, Itaú, DIT, SEI
Petro's first 100 days: Peace takes priority
Gustavo Petro has served as President of Colombia for 100 days. In Canning House's latest blog, Dr Gwen Burnyeat and Dr Andrei Gómez-Suárez give their view on his tenure so far, including his focus on "Total Peace" and environmental protection, and ahead to the challenges he can expect going forward.
- Gwen Burnyeat and Andrei Gómez-Suárez
Despite low unrest, insurgency risks, growing political violence is a threat in Brazil
Though concerns from parts of Brazilian society about potential unrest taking place during the country's 7th September Independence Day celebrations did not materialise, the run-up to the 2nd October presidential elections have not been devoid of political violence, with security risks likely to continue into the coming years - write Mário Braga and Rodrigo Russo.
- Mário Braga and Rodrigo Russo