Religion in Latin America
Nearly 40% of the world’s Catholics live in Latin America, but many people in the region have converted from Catholicism to Protestantism, while some have left organized religion altogether.
Life Improving for Emerging Economies
Publics in emerging nations now rival those in advanced economies in their self-reported well-being.
Brazil continues South America’s incumbent streak
In recent decades, no incumbents from the 10 Latin American countries in South America have lost bids for re-election.
Despite ongoing crisis in Venezuela, Maduro hangs on
Despite public frustration, the late Hugo Chávez’s successor as president, Nicolás Maduro, continues to enjoy as much public support as the political opposition.
Mexicans Souring on President Peña Nieto
Mexican President Peña Nieto’s positive image is faltering amid decidedly unpopular economic reforms. Six-in-ten Mexicans are dissatisfied with their country’s economy and most remain unhappy with the direction of their country.
Despite rocky diplomatic relations, Venezuelan public prefers U.S. to Cuba
Venezuelans have very different views of two of the nation’s most important trade partners: the United States and Cuba.
5 facts about Honduras and immigration
65% of people in Honduras live in poverty. 16% of Honduras’s GDP is based on money sent from migrants abroad. The wave of all immigrants in the U.S. coming from Honduras is relatively new, with more than half arriving in 2000 or later.
Many Mexican child migrants caught multiple times at border
New data shows that thousands of unaccompanied Mexican children caught at the border have crossed into the U.S. multiple times.
Brazil Well-Regarded in Much of the World
As Brazil prepares to host the World Cup, global views of the country are generally favorable, with especially high ratings among young people around the world.
Brazilian Discontent Ahead of World Cup
The national mood in Brazil is grim, following a year of public protests, concerns about rising prices and skepticism about the benefits of hosting the World Cup. Crime, health care and political corruption are also widely viewed as major problems.