Latin America

Brazil’s Internet Constitution: The Struggle Continues

March 25, 2014 by Tim Ridout
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The contentious debate over Brazil’s “Internet constitution” could offer an important precedent for other countries confronting the tension between territorial legal systems and the borderless Internet.

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Dilemmas of Storytelling: Violence and the Narrative Responsibilities it Creates

March 10, 2014 by Roxanne Krystalli
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Storytellers face a number of dilemmas and shoulder various responsibilities when crafting narratives of violence and conflict.

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The Case for Continued Faith in Emerging Markets

January 22, 2014 by Ali Wyne
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Despite newfound pessimism in some quarters, emerging markets will continue to figure prominently in the global economy.

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Reforming Brazil’s “Violent Democracy”

October 2, 2013 by Jim Shyne
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Brazil’s long-term prospects for true democratic consolidation will depend on a thorough reform of the public security sector and an end to the outsourcing of legitimate police work to vigilante groups.

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The End(s) of Activism? Sexual Rights and the Brazilian Workers Party

September 30, 2013 by Rafael de la Dehesa
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An encroaching conservatism in Brazil may imperil earlier achievements in sexual rights and gender equality.

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Building an Inclusive Value Chain in Haiti through Technical Assistance

August 7, 2013 by Andrew Lala
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Although Haitian mangoes face numerous difficulties in reaching export markets, technical assistance and corporate sourcing commitments can help smallholder farmers overcome these obstacles to become globally competitive.

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