Latin America


    • Op-Ed

    Six Toxins That Weaken Democracy

    Brexit has plunged the English political system into a deep crisis and Trump has transformed American politics and perhaps the world. They have similarities that reveal some important toxins that are undermining modern democracies.

    • Op-Ed

    Putin in Caracas

    A Venezuela free of the influences of the Russian autocracy and the Cuban dictatorship is an objective that the world’s democracies should support.

    • Op-Ed

    Russia’s Support for Venezuela Has Deep Roots

    Rosneft’s deep ties to Venezuela and Russia’s efforts to insert itself into the crisis there together raise questions about whether the country’s leadership is acting to preserve national or corporate and private interests.

    • Event

    A Savage Order

    The devastating violence engulfing places buckling under gangs, drug cartels, and organized crime can seem hopeless. Yet some places—from Colombia to the Republic of Georgia—have been able to recover.

    • Op-Ed

    The Ordinary People Making the World More Right-Wing

    Around the world, conservative groups have been gaining influence, bolstering the power of right-wing leaders. It is a trend driven not only by older generations but also by the young.

    • Op-Ed

    Venezuela’s Suicide: Lessons From a Failed State

    Venezuelans’ best hope is to ensure that the flickering embers of protest and social dissent are not extinguished and that resistance to dictatorship is sustained.

    • Report

    The Mobilization of Conservative Civil Society

    • Richard Youngs, Gareth Fowler, Arthur Larok, Paweł Marczewski, Vijayan MJ, Ghia Nodia, Natalia Shapovalova, Janjira Sombatpoonsiri, Marisa von Bülow, Özge Zihnioğlu
    • October 04, 2018

    What conservative civic activism portends for global civil society.

    • Op-Ed

    China-Venezuela Relations: A Perfect Storm

    How China should understand and manage political risk in Venezuela has become one of the most important, if too often ignored, questions not just in China’s relationship with Latin America, but in its broader efforts to be seen as an agent and leader of development on the world stage.

    • Op-Ed

    López Obrador’s Dangerous Temptation

    Mexican President-elect Andres López Obrador’s landslide victory was a huge success for his coalition, gaining control of most of the state legislatures. It has been decades since any Mexican government has had this level of political control.

    • Op-Ed

    An Opaque World

    The best antidote to an opaque world is an independent media. The Kremlin-controlled media is an effective user of new options offered by an increasingly blurred world.

Carnegie Experts on
Latin America

  • expert thumbnail - Baunov
    Alexander Baunov
    Senior Fellow
    Editor in Chief of
    Moscow Center
    Baunov is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center and editor in chief of
  • expert thumbnail - Naím
    Moisés Naím
    Distinguished Fellow
    Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.
  • expert thumbnail - Samorukov
    Maxim Samorukov
    Deputy Editor of
    Moscow Center
    Samorukov is deputy editor of

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