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Americas 360

Jun 15, 2021

On Sunday, June 6, voters participated in the largest election in Mexico’s history, choosing officials for over 21,000 offices. That same day, Peruvians also went to the polls for the run-off presidential election between Pedro Castillo and Keiko Fujimori. In this episode of Americas 360, Alejandro Moreno, Director of...


May 26, 2021

 Over the last month, Colombia has erupted in protest, with citizens taking to the streets in frustration over pandemic lockdowns and rising poverty and unemployment, among other issues.  Demonstrations have been mostly peaceful, but some have been marked by extreme violence, extensive property damage, and deadly...


May 17, 2021

President Biden took office with the promise that the U.S would return as the global leader on climate, and make climate change a pillar of American foreign policy. Biden’s Leaders Climate Change Summit brought together leaders from across the world to discuss the world’s most pressing issues relating to climate,...


Apr 27, 2021

In this episode of Americas 360, our Wilson Center experts review the political repercussions faced by President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil stemming from his mishandling of the pandemic, the outcome of recently held elections in Ecuador and Peru, and forthcoming elections in Mexico and tentatively in Canada and why these...


The Shadow Pandemic: COVID-19's Impact on Women

Apr 14, 2021

The economic and social impacts of COVID-19 have been severe across the globe, but across the Americas and in other regions, women have suffered disproportionately. The pandemic's effects range from a decline in women's labor force participation to a surge in gender-based violence during lockdowns. Executive Secretary...