In Brazil, a struggle over the future of the Amazon is taking place. The struggle will have global impact.
Both opposition leader Juan Guiadó and sitting president Nicolás Maduro are acting for an international audience.
The former Peruvian president, who killed himself on Wednesday, was among a broader trend of leftist leaders drifting toward the center—and toward corruption.
Nicolás Maduro has presided over a humanitarian nightmare. But there are huge risks to dabbling in regime change.
A Brazilian newspaper says private companies have illegally spent millions to put Jair Bolsonaro, a free-market homophobe who talks fondly of military dictatorship, into office.
Fernando Haddad wasn't made for mass politics. But his opponent, Jair Bolsonaro, openly praises the days of military dictatorship.