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.

Latin America

Will Brazil be the next Venezuela?

Or will Venezuela follow Brazil's oligarchic path?

Latin America

Why is neoliberalism back in Latin America?

Neoliberalism destroyed Latin America in the 1990s. Today it is being reintroduced - and it will wreak havoc again.


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.


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.