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Adam Isacson

Latin America

A fresh start for Colombia ... and for US policy?

Gustavo Petro's election offers a major turn in the country’s politics, but entrenched interests in both countries will try to make it difficult.

Latin America

How a populist ran circles around Colombia's old left-right machinery

Regardless of who wins the presidential run-off June 19, Washington won't be dealing with the same elite class it has for decades.

Latin America

Will Washington's favored candidate prevail in tight Colombia race?

Conservative Fico Gutiérrez's popularity with the U.S. may not help him against popular leftist Gustavo Petro.