The rebranding of left-leaning populist Ollanta Humala ahead of today's Peru election shows the wide spectrum of leftism in today's Latin America and how the most radical fold has started to wane.
06/05/2011 03:10 pm
Both Humala and Fujimori are polarizing figures with many detractors, which could translate into widespread blank ballots Sunday. But democracy isn't just about presidents and presidential elections.
06/03/2011 11:27 am
Agustin Carstens, the Mexican central bank governor, says that developing countries need a larger say in the policies of the International Monetary Fund.
05/24/2011 12:07 pm
Latin America Monitor Leftists across Latin America gather for Sao Paulo Forum congress in Nicaragua
The leftists that comprise this group are, in many cases, more divergent than the right-left divide in their own countries, but from the rhetoric you would never know it.
05/19/2011 06:33 pm
The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega organized a massive demonstration to dwarf an anti-Ortega march that was impeded by heavily armed riot police on Saturday.
04/03/2011 04:59 pm
The four Nicaraguan opposition parties on November's ballot will present legal challenges to President Daniel Ortega’s candidacy for a third term in office.
03/23/2011 06:17 pm
In Pictures World Water Day 2011
Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega is finishing his second term in office, the maximum allowed under the Constitution. But on Saturday he accepted the Sandinista Party's nomination to run again.
02/28/2011 02:52 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 02/15
In Pictures Sneaky smugglers