Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 00:00
The Zapatistas' uprising forced the government to acknowledge the existence of the disaffected rural poor in Chiapas and admit that many communities in Mexico had been left behind as the country modernized.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 00:00
Two weeks of protests have taken its toll on Dilma, and now she seems sure to head into a second round of voting during next year's elections.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 00:00
The central criticism of Calderon's strategy is that he embraced a macro military solution and allowed troop movements to take precedence over effective local policing
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 00:00
Despite the uptick in violent incidents over the last few months, Mexico City is much safer than it was a decade ago and continues to enjoy a much more favorable outlook than cities in other parts of the country and region
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 00:00
They're indicating that the bonanza times in Brazil are coming to an end, and so is the humor of its citizens and that of the investors who have believed in and bet in the Brazilian Miracle
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 00:00
This past week's protest over the bus fare shows one thing in my mind: Brazilians are finally fed up with paying money for nothing
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 00:00
Barclays estimated today that GDP will contract by 2.0% in the second quarter and by 1.4% overall this year
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 00:00
The Brazilian Institute for Statistics, known as IBGE, showed that the April unemployment rate rose to 5.8% from around 5.5%
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 00:00
The Mexicans also believe that if they can attenuate cartel violence, they will be able to free up law enforcement forces to tackle common crime instead of focusing nearly all their resources on containing the cartel wars.
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 00:00
Last year, an upbeat Mantega said Brazil would grow at 4%, but continually revised it downward until it finally ended the year with 0.9% GDP growth