February 24, 2018: that will be the day that will make history because a Castro will no longer sit in the Cuban presidency seat. Upon beginning his second five-year term as president in 2013, Raúl Castro announced that it would be his last.
Long-considered Latin America’s most stable economy, Chile will elect a new parliament and president on November 19, 2017. As the first major economy entering the region’s extended elections cycle, the result of Chile’s election will serve as a signal to how popular attitudes will unfold in 2018.
The Costa Rican general elections are set for February 4, 2018. With the incumbent, President Luis Guillermo Solís, unable to seek re-election until he has been out of office for two terms, the field is open for candidates from all parties.
With the Paraguayan general elections taking place in April 2018, the field of candidates is starting to take shape. The incumbent, President Horacio Cartes, has advised that he will not be running for re-election.
On March 11, 2018, Colombia will elect a new 268-member parliament. A little over two months later, on May 27, 2018, the country will then elect a new president. A flurry of issues stand to destabilize Colombia’s political conditions throughout both elections.
The morning after Friday, June 24, 2016, Europe awoke in shock. Against all expectations, one of her 28 members was going to start a divorce procedure. At the end of an intense campaign, during which pro-European MP Jo Cox was shot dead in Birstall
Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra has resigned from her post in President Mauricio Macri’s government. The surprise resignation from the former United Nations official comes at a critical juncture for the Argentine government
Political tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar could be due to a Qatar agreement to sell its natural gas to China—not in US dollars but in the Chinese currency renminbi.
In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, US President Donald Trump’s remarks about the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors Chair Janet Yellen threw some for a loop.
A self-fulfilling prophecy recently hit Citigroup concerning its dealings with its Mexican subsidiary, Banamex and Banamex USA. Fears that large sums of money being moved to Mexico from the United States were fraudulent permeated