Author: Parth Kotak

Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s landmark election

Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s landmark election

On 1 December 2018, Andrés Manuel López Obrador will be inaugurated the next Mexican president. AMLO, a leftist, previously served as mayor of Mexico City from 2000 to 2006, and his election indicates two things about voters: that they want to change the dynamic between Mexico and the U.S., and […]

Latin American Elections in 2018 Part I: Cuba, Brazil

Latin American Elections in 2018 Part I: Cuba, Brazil

Practically since its inception, the United States has professed its vested interest in strong self-government in Latin America. That interest varied from the idealistic — “We consider their interest and ours as the same, and that the object of both must be to exclude all European influence from this hemisphere,” […]

India’s Tax Reform Boosts Business Friendliness Rankings

India’s Tax Reform Boosts Business Friendliness Rankings

Between headlines of the White House’s latest administration-ending scandal and Robert Mueller’s progress in the Trump-Russia probe, vital news about a rising superpower slipped completely under the American media’s radar. In the World Bank Group’s 2018 Ease of Doing Business Index rankings, which rewards better business environments and simpler regulations, […]