In late June, the Canadian government announced the lifting of visa requirements for Mexican visitors, one of several measures aimed to improve ties with Mexico. In an interview, Laura Macdonald, a professor at Carleton University, discussed Canada’s ties with Latin America.
In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the attempted coup in Turkey and political turmoil in Zimbabwe. For the Report, David Smilde discusses Venezuela’s ongoing crisis and its potential effect on the Colombia-FARC peace process.
According to reports last month, Argentina is planning to increase its annual space program budget to $180 million through 2027 in order to develop and launch low-orbit satellites used for earth observation. In an email interview, Pablo de León discusses Argentina’s space policy.