Latin American

Daring to Dream

Ecuador and Bolivia have adopted new constitutions by incorporating some of the principles of buen vivir. The 2008 Ecuadorian constitution is a major departure from the past. It grants nature the right to exist, persist, maintain, and regenerate its vital cycles, structure, functions and its processes in evolution. None of the 188 constitutions in the world confers as many rights on the indigenous community

Moves that have enhanced China’s power and reach

China’s influence seems to be everywhere. Days before Chinese president Xi Jinping flew into Moscow to discuss the Ukraine war with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, China had brokered a deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Latin America Matters

Latin America is too complex a region to be captured by a single narrative. Single foreign policy issues like the signing of trade agreements, alliance formations, and voting patterns at the United Nations do not explain foreign policy behaviour of a country or region. India needs new paradigms, tools and strategies for Latin America. India‘s global rise and Latin America‘s growing assertiveness require a new cooperation paradigm 

Just a little flu!

Alone among the Heads of State and Government, he has gone off a tangent to the planet as it were by decrying restrictions and quarantines imposed by the country’s Governors, suggesting unproven remedies in the manner of a quack, even debunking social distancing.