Colombian civil war lasted long after ideologies were lost

Kenneth Roberts professor of government at Cornell University and expert in Latin American politics says that the Colombian peace agreement may bring an end to Latin America’s longest-lived – and sole remaining – civil war.  Biography:   Roberts says: “A relic of the Cold War, Colombia’s civil war long ago lost most of its political […]

Balance of power shifting among Argentina’s political parties

Argentina is set to hold run-off elections next month after close results in the latest election cycle. The winner will succeed Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as Argentina’s president. Cornell University government professor and Latin American politics expert Kenneth Roberts says after 12 years of rule by the moderately leftist Peronist government, the balance of power […]