This is the second in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Latin America. The bid for the construction of the 2016 Olympic Village and over US $10 billion in other contracts were won by Brazil’s top engineering firm, […]
Venezuela’s economy and people face disaster amid a currency crisis, food and medical shortages, and a dangerous security situation. Mitchell Haid examines the severity of Venezuela’s problems and what the government is doing about it.
Why are people starving in Venezuela? Jeyolyn Christi explores the current food crisis plaguing millions in the country, and what the international community is or isn’t doing about it.
Venezuela is quickly heading in the direction of a failed state and the Organization of American States is looking expel it. Kristyn Byrne discusses the internal economic and political crises taking place in Venezuela today and what they may mean for the future of Venezuela’s membership in the OAS.
As the price of oil continues to drop, our Research Analysts and Program Editors look at its global effects.
In the second part of a two-part series, Marta Canneri examines opportunities for Canada to show leadership in the Latin American and Caribbean energy sector.