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Dawisson Belem Lopes

Dawisson Belem Lopes is a professor of international and comparative politics at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and a researcher of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) in Brazil.

Brazil

What next for Brazil’s decaying kleptocracy?

Times are bleak for the South American giant.

Arts & Culture

Latin America: A desert of new ideas

Latin America, the birthplace of some of the most influential ideas of the past century, is now lagging behind.

Politics

Is populism really retreating in Latin America?

Latin America's recent rightward spiral should not be seen as the end of the populist era in the region.