Karina Piser Friday, Oct. 9, 2015
Judah Grunstein Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015
Global InsiderLast month, the mayor of Colombia’s main port city, Buenaventura, was arrested on corruption charges. In an email interview, Elisabeth Ungar Bleier, the executive director of Transparencia Por Colombia, the Colombian chapter of Transparency International, discussed Colombia’s progress in the fight against corruption.
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015
Maria Savel Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015
Global InsiderLast month, Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said that “accepting migrants escaping to save their lives is our duty.” In an email interview, Piotr Kazmierkiewicz, an expert at the Institute of Public Affairs in Warsaw, discussed Poland’s migrant and refugee policy.
Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
Global InsiderPortugal goes to the polls Sunday, but with high voter apathy, turnout is expected to be at its lowest since the country transitioned back to democracy in the 1970s . In an email interview, Thomas Bruneau, the vice president of Global Academic Professionals, discussed Portuguese politics and what is at stake in Sunday’s election.
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015
Karina Piser Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015
Global InsiderThis week, the Organization of American States announced that it would establish a Mission to Support the Fight Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras. In an email interview, Eric Olson, associate director of the Wilson Center’s Latin America program, discussed Honduras’ fight against corruption.
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015
Maria Savel Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015
Global InsiderThis summer, Reuters reported on the rise in illegal drug trafficking and production in West Africa. In an email interview, Joanne Csete, an expert on health and human rights issues, discussed West Africa’s growing role in the global drug market.
Monday, Sept. 28, 2015
Karina Piser Friday, Sept. 25, 2015
Global InsiderEarlier this month, the Mexican government submitted a budget to cut spending in 2016, including investment in the state oil company Pemex, amid a drop in global oil prices. In an interview, Amb. Antonio Garza, former U.S. ambassador to Mexico, discussed Mexico’s economy and the impact of the oil shock.
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015