Friday Reading List - 6 May 2022
Good morning and happy Friday! Here are the links to the four newsletters we published this week:
Wednesday - Politics and Polls (Mexico, Chile and Colombia)
Thursday - Brazil - Bolsonaro's feud with the STF
Thanks to everyone who supports this newsletter. As you’ll see below, we are holding a public event with our colleagues at Colombia Risk Analysis at 12pm ET on May 30, the day after Colombia’s first round, to discuss the country’s presidential election. We invite you to register and circulate the event information to anyone else in your networks who might be interested.
Foreign Policy - Biden Is Setting Himself Up for Embarrassment in Los Angeles
Americas Quarterly - A 2022 Overview of Latin America: Key Indicators
Wilson Center - Latin America’s Tryst with the Other Asian Giant, India
Americas Quarterly - “¡Hola a Todes!” Language Becomes a Political Battleground in Latin America
Foreign Policy - Bolsonaro Is Already Undermining Brazil’s Upcoming Election
World Politics Review - Bolsonaro Isn’t Letting Up in His War Against the Amazon
New York Times - In Mexico, One Cartel Is Cleared, but Others Storm In
Wall Street Journal - Scarcity of Medicines in Mexico Leaves Trail of Suffering
Insight Crime - Venezuela's Cocaine Revolution
Foreign Policy - Will Argentina’s Stolen Generation Be Forgotten?
Rest of World - How cellphones transformed life at a women’s prison in Argentina
World Politics Review - In Colombia’s Presidential Election, the Periphery Has Taken Center Stage
Insight Crime - Colombia's Most Wanted: Gentil Duarte
El Faro - Las mujeres que buscan entre el Régimen
New York Times - Nicaragua’s Secretive Ruling Family Reaches Out Quietly to the U.S.
Americas Quarterly - Haitians Deserve a Rethink on International Aid
Americas Quarterly - “This Can Be Done”: In Honduras, Farmers Adapt to a Changing Climate
New York Times - She Promised to Empower Women. Will Honduras’s President Succeed?
New York Times - Roe Inspired Activists Worldwide, Who May Be Rethinking Strategy
Americas Quarterly - The Critics Are Coming for Roberto Bolaño
9 May, Inter-American Dialogue - A Push for Freedom: Ensuring a Democratic Transition in Nicaragua Through International Pressure
9 May, Wilson Center - Latin American Digital Leaders on the Future of Digital Media
12 May, AS/COA - 52nd Annual Washington Conference on the Americas
12-13 May, Institute of the Americas - U.S. Policies Towards Authoritarian States in the Americas: Fresh Thinking Amidst Changing Geo-Politics
16 May, Wilson Center - Convocation 2.0 Report Presentation | Strengthening the U.S.-Mexico Relationship
17-20 May, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy - 7th Annual Hemispheric Security Conference
19 May, BU Global Development Policy Center - Political Economies of Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil and South Africa
23-24 May, Chatham House - Latin America 2022
30 May, Colombia Risk and Hxagon - The Day After The First Round
6-7 June, CGS Quito - Mining Conference 2022
Boz will be presenting at the inaugural Copper Gold Symposium Mining Conference in Quito, Ecuador.
Have a great weekend.