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Will New Economic Measures Revive Brazil’s Economy?

Apr 03, 2015
Facing both political and economic problems, Brazil is attempting to revive its economy. Will the “austerity” measures work, and if so, how long will it take to see progress? Brazil Institute Global Fellow Monica de Bolle provides analysis in this edition of CONTEXT.

Youth Incarceration in Mexico

Apr 01, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates demographics and statistics surrounding incarcerated youth in Mexico.

Mexico's Prison Reform

Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates prison reform within Mexico's criminal justice system.

Inmate Experiences in Mexican Prisons

Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates inmates' experiences with the criminal justice system in Mexico.

¿Por qué Felipe González defiende la oposición en Venezuela?

Mar 28, 2015
Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in Colombia’s lead news weekly, Semana, on the importance of former Spanish Prime Minister Felipe González’s defense of political prisoners in Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

Regulatory Agencies in the Mexican Energy Sector

Mar 23, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute explains changes in the regulation of the energy sector due to the recent energy reforms.

Vladimir Putin’s Russia is treading water in a sea of red ink

Mar 19, 2015
"Even Russia’s vaunted internal security services now have to make due with fewer resources, despite the real prospect of increased social unrest," writes William Pomeranz.

Will Museum Terrorist Attack Derail Tunisia’s Transition to Democracy?

Mar 19, 2015
"The only thing that’s certain now is that if the Western world and Persian Gulf states do not help Tunisia tackle its unemployment and the sociological malaise of the younger generation, things there will grow worse before there is any hope of improvement," writes Haleh Esfandiari and Jason Brodsky.

How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy

Mar 12, 2015
"No agency employee should be able to say 'cyber' isn't in their job description," writes Jane Harman.

5 Things to Watch in Israel’s Elections

Mar 12, 2015
"The peculiarities of Israel’s electoral system suggest there’s little use in trying to call Tuesday’s elections," writes Aaron David Miller.

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