FLYKTNINGSTRØMMEN FRA VENEZUELA FÅR LITEN OPPMERKSOMHET
The continuing exodus of millions of Venezuelans is reaching “a tipping point” as the response to the crisis remains critically underfunded.
More than 5.6 million have left the country since 2015, when it had a population of 30 million, escaping political, economic and social hardships. It has become the largest external displacement crisis in the region’s history, and the most underfunded.
POLITISK BRÅVENDING I CHILE
Resultaten av megavalet i Chile den 15–16 maj har tagits emot med förundran i övriga Latinamerika – både som ett löfte och en varning. De dramatiska metaforerna om en jordbävning och liknande associerar till apokalyps – överraskning och katastrof. Ingen hade väntat ett resultat där den traditionella politiska eliten med svansen mellan benen skulle tvingas ut i kylan.
GRENSEN TIL USA SETT FRA SØR
Thousands of unaccompanied minors from Latin America are trying to make their way to the United States, where their parents have already arrived. But their dream often ends when they arrive at the border. Two children share the stories of their journey.
MOTSTAND MOT Å ENDRE USAs POLITIKK OVERFOR CUBA
Continuity and change were the main themes of the 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), celebrated in Havana in April. After 62 years at the helm, Raúl Castro and the old guard of the PCC officially stepped aside to make way for a new generation of leaders headed up by the new First Secretary Miguel Díaz-Canel, whose mission is to enact the necessary economic reforms to make the Cuban model sustainable without changing the political system while guaranteeing the PCC’s oft-alluded to “historical continuity.”
DANIEL ORTEGA – FRIGJØRINGSHELTEN SOM BLE EN UNDERTRYKKER
With a stunning wave of arrests of political opponents and civil society leaders, President Daniel Ortega will practically be unopposed in November elections.
GJENGER TAR OVER NÅR STATEN VISNER BORT I CARACAS
From within his presidential palace, President Nicolás Maduro regularly commandeers the airwaves, delivering speeches intended to project stability to his crumbling nation.
But as the Venezuelan state disintegrates under the weight of Mr. Maduro’s corrupt leadership and American sanctions, his government is losing control of segments of the country, even within his stronghold: the capital, Caracas.