Latin American Research Review (LARR)

Following two consecutive years of recession, 2017 may mark a turning point for South America. Simultaneously mired by...

The election of Donald Trump caught everyone by surprise. Leaving aside the unprecedented nature of his candidacy, polling...

Em Casa Velha de Machado de Assis, conto publicado entre janeiro de 1885 e fevereiro de 1886, destaca-se uma passagem...

LARR Blog

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 06:15 0

The scandalous financing of several municipal candidates by the Gulf Cartel in Reynosa and Matamoros in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas in 2012...

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 19:15 0

Between 1997 and 2008, 42 percent of Ecuador’s municipal governments (94 of 221) enacted new policies meant to improve natural resource management (NRM). These NRM reforms expanded public services...

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 16:30 0

In the rich lexicon of the global social sciences, there are perhaps two distinctly Latin American contributions. Dependency and bureaucratic authoritarianism—produced and...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 21:00 0

The 2016 U.S. presidential campaign has been unusually focused on Mexico. This is in large part due to Republican nominee Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall between Mexico and the United...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 13:15 0

In recent years, reading in Latin America happens in many new forms, places and configurations, particularly in cities.  The research for my recent ...