What’s behind the chaos in Chile? 🔊

What’s behind the chaos in Chile? 🔊

The nation of Chile is “at war” – or so says the president SebastiĂĄn Piñera as a wave of protests has swept the South American country for the last week. Piñera has declared a state or emergency, calling in the military, and putting in place curfews, including the...
Q+A: Venezuela in crisis: How did we get here?

Q+A: Venezuela in crisis: How did we get here?

Venezuela is once again at a crossroads. The opposition leader Juan GuaidĂł has declared himself the interim leader of the country, while calls are growing internationally for President Nicolas Maduro to step aside. But what is the historic context behind the ongoing...
What happened in Brazil’s presidential election?

What happened in Brazil’s presidential election?

By Helder Ferreira do Vale Helder Ferreira do Vale casts an eye over the recently concluded Brazilian presidential election. After the most polarized and divisive campaign in its modern history, Brazil has elected as its next president a right-wing politician who...
Could Brazilians elect their own Donald Trump?

Could Brazilians elect their own Donald Trump?

By Jessie Bullock The Global Anticorruption Blog’s Jessie Bullock looks at whether Brazil could be about to elect their own version of Donald Trump. Will Brazil get its own Donald Trump? Brazil’s next election is right around the corner (the campaign starts...