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Russia’s growing influence in Venezuela is part of a wider strategy

Russia’s investments in Venezuela show that the Kremlin stands ready to make strategic gains from America’s growing insularity.

Latin America Politics Security

Will Colombia be able to capitalize on FARC peace deal to boost growth?

Colombia finds itself at a critical impasse where certain decisions in the next six months could push it toward an economic boom or serious destabilization.

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Guest Post: Is Venezuela experiencing resistance fatigue?

Food and medicine shortages in Venezuela are growing increasingly severe, inflation levels are rising, and many citizens are struggling to meet their basic needs. Despite these circumstances, Venezuelans continue to

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Venezuela shifts exchange rate. Norway votes. Canada hosts climate summit. Juncker gives State of the European Union speech. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

UN Secretary General attempts to reanimate peace talks. Kurdish referendum plans in limbo. Venezuela begins drafting a new constitution amid sanctions. German general election heats up. All in The Week

Latin America Politics

Why is the international community not intervening in Venezuela?

External intervention in Venezuela is not on the table and the international community favours an internal solution, regardless of how difficult it may be.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Brexit negotiations off to a bad start. Venezuela nears crisis points. Vote on healthcare bill will affect 1/6 of U.S. economy. All in The Week Ahead.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Presidential scandal rocks Brazil. French legislative elections heat up. NATO prepares for Trump. Protests continue in Venezuela. All in The Week Ahead.

Latin America Politics

Can new elections save Venezuela?

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in the last few weeks, demanding early elections and the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro.

Latin America Politics

Lenin’s Ecuador: What lies ahead in Latin America?

Moreno’s success in Ecuador’s presidential elections casts doubt on the country’s economic and political future, with implications for the region as a whole.