Guyana is the world’s fastest growing economy and an emerging oil giant. But its newfound abundance presents as many challenges as it does opportunities.
Venezuela’s territorial dispute with neighboring Guyana is a longstanding one made worse by news of the oil and gas potential in Essequibo.
Javier Milei plans radical changes for Argentina’s economy, including getting rid of the Central Bank and adopting the U.S. dollar.
In the past 15 years, Ecuador has developed into a major logistical hub for international criminal organizations.
Paraguay’s President-elect Santiago Pena will not accept conditions that alter his country’s recognition of Taiwan — for now.
China is using “geostrategic corruption” to gain a foothold in Latin America as U.S. influence has waned in the region.
China is unlikely to replace the U.S. as the dominant political, economic, and military power in Latin America for the foreseeable future.
Foreign policy will be key to Lula cementing his legacy. His first task internationally is to strike a balance in relationships with China and the U.S., Brazil’s two foremost partners.