The Economist (UK)

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 05:11
Those who are pushing for Ms Rousseff’s impeachment concede privately that they are unlikely to muster the two-thirds majority needed in the lower house to send the motion to the Senate. But they plan to drag out the proceeding as long as the (vague) legal deadlines permit. That will accomplish their goal of undermining the president.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 06:43
Trust in the criminal-justice system remains low: majorities of the population in almost every country in the region have little or no faith in it. Criminals act with impunity.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 08:55
On June 12th Jamaica announced that it plans to decriminalise possession of small amounts of the drug. Several countries, including Mexico and Portugal, have already taken this step, and many others are considering it.
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 07:32
“Latin America doesn’t exist in US foreign policy.” (...) The United States has lost an informal empire in Latin America but has yet to find a role.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 07:11
The suspicion among many is that the CNE has bowed to the wishes of Mr Correa, who wants to develop an area of the park known as Ishpingo-Tambococha-Tiputini.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:46
The widespread nature of these abuses caused HRW to conclude that they formed “part of a systematic practice by the Venezuelan security forces”.
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 07:19
In elections on May 4th, they gave a resounding victory to Juan Carlos Varela, a vice-president turned opposition candidate who is a personal nemesis of President Ricardo Martinelli.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 06:17
The state has long been absent from the villas, and in its place other power structures have sprung up organically
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 06:53
A progressive of unquestioned personal integrity, Mr Petkoff is a national treasure. But now at the age of 82 he faces a punitive lawsuit brought by Diosdado Cabello
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 08:34
So while Mr Petro celebrates his return to power, Bogotá remains in limbo. And sadly for bogotanos, the mayor will probably now concentrate more on his defence strategy than on the business of running the pot-holed, traffic choked city.