A shaky economy and shady politics unsettle a front-runner's chances.
Hint: Start with robust U.S. support for Colombia's peace process.
Reliable economic data is as rare as toilet paper and insulin in the Bolivarian Republic.
Venezuela-watchers agree that the official sleight of hand is ultimately self-defeating, encouraging saboteurs to invent data or manipulate the...
Latin America's biggest economy provides an object lesson in the dangers of sweetheart deals and naked protectionism.
Public outrage over corruption is putting an end to business as usual.
Surrounded by dysfunction, the fourth-smallest state has avoided red ink and prison riots.
Even by Brazilian standards, the New Year’s savagery that befell the Compaj maximum security prison in Manaus, in the Amazon region — dozens of...
Budget cuts help create a criminal ecosystem behind bars.