Adam Isacson

Still trying to understand Latin America, my own country, and why so few consequences are intended. These views are not necessarily my employer’s.


A visit to the Montes de María

I’m just back from accompanying WOLA’s board of directors on a 5-day visit to Colombia. After a board meeting in Bogotá, we visited the Montes de María region. This wasn’t an in-depth research visit, so I don’t have a lot of photos, but here are a few.

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(Sunday, 11:20AM)

I’ve just bid farewell to WOLA’s board, whom I’ve been accompanying in Colombia since Wednesday. I just took a quick walk and am about to go to the airport. Airlines willing, I’ll be back in Washington after midnight, and posting will resume here later in the day tomorrow.

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Ugly calls for military rule in Brazil

Brazil saw a new round of protests yesterday in favor of aggressive anti-corruption measures. But as the New York Times’ Dom Phillips notes, they were not only smaller than in the past, they were harder to the right in their politics. [M]any marchers in Rio de Janeiro said they would vote in the 2018 election for Jair Bolsonaro, a […]

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