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Adriana Beltrán

Bernardo Arévalo Karin Herrera Guatemala
Latin America

Guatemala's fragile democratic opening

The US should work with Latin American allies to maximize the opportunity and secure the election of the country’s next president.

Latin America

The high stakes of Guatemala's presidential elections

Update: Preliminary results show that anti-corruption reformer Bernardo Arévalo has won handily with 58 percent of the vote.

Latin America

A glimmer of hope for democracy in Honduras

Xiomara Castro’s election victory ends a 12-year period marked by corruption, drugs scandals, and human rights abuses.

Latin America

Finally addressing the root causes of mass migration from Central America

Time for U.S. policies that tackle corruption, encourage the rule of law, and a flourishing civil society — not the opposite.