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Published Mar. 23, 2018 4:24 PM

While Pope Francis had success with his visits to Cuba in 2015 and 2016, the visit to Chile in January this year and his role towards Venzuela have attracted criticism, writes Ole-Jakob Løland, University of Oslo, in an article in Vårt Land 22 March 2018 (in Norwegian).

Published Jan. 4, 2018 2:47 PM

In 2018 almost three quarters of Latin America’s population will get a new head of state, in elections marked by much uncertainty, contempt for politicians, and distrust of institutions as a result of corruption charges. And not a single country has a female candidate with real chances of winning, writes Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo, in an article in Bistandsaktuelt 4 January 2018 (in Norwegian).

Published Sep. 4, 2017 1:01 PM

The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016 was a success as an event. But now, one year later, a dark image of the city is being revealed, writes Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, in an article in Dagbladet 2 September 2017 (in Norwegian).

Published Aug. 22, 2017 3:35 PM

On August 15th, it is 100 years since the most famous Catholic martyr in Latin America was born. He is referred to as the voice of the voiceless, writes Hans Egil Offerdal, University of Bergen, in an article in Vårt Land 15 August 2017 (in Norwegian).

Published July 18, 2017 10:47 AM

Brazilian President Michel Temer visits Norway, but his environmental and indigenous policies are not welcome, writes Yuri Kasahara, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, and Torkjell Leira, University of Oslo, an article in Dagsavisen 22 June 2017 (in Norwegian).

Published June 20, 2017 9:50 AM

The Brazilian president Michel Temer’s visit to Norway might offer a welcome breathing space for the president himself, but it can put the Norwegian long-term Brazil engagement to the test, writes Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo, in an article in Dagsavisen 19 June 2017 (in Norwegian).