From International Politics and Society, a special issue on Latin America. Arup K. Sen and Jessica E. Metzger (D’Youville): Women Leadership and Global Power: Evidence from the United States and Latin America. Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro (Brown) and Matthew S. Winters (Illinois): The Link between Voting and Life Satisfaction in Latin America. From The Economist, a special report on Latin America: Societies on the move; and nobody's backyard: Latin America’s new promise — and the need for a new attitude north of the Rio Grande. A review of Public Intellectuals in Contemporary Latin America. The Gains from Trade: Mark Weisbrot and Jake Johnston on South American economic integration and the resolution of conflict. From Monthly Review, a special section on Marta Harnecker on Latin America and Twenty-First Century Socialism (and from Relay, Marta Harnecker on the Latin American Left today). Immanuel Wallerstein on contradictions in the Latin American Left. Emir Sader on some mistaken notions about Latin America (and the world). A review of Forgotten Continent: The Battle for Latin America’s Soul by Michael Reid. A review of What If Latin America Ruled the World? by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera (and more and more and more and more). From Americas Quarterly, a special issue on education; and a review of Which Way Latin America? Hemispheric Politics Meets Globalization. In South America, the Left and indigenous movements are searching for a way to co-exist. How Mario Vargas Llosa's journey mirrored Latin America's evolution (and more and more). South America is ready to tango with its academic partners. The transformation of Latin America is a global advance: The radical tide is about to be put to the test in Brazil and Venezuela — if support holds, it will have lessons for all of us. Thousands of Latin-American migrants come to work in the United States every year, legally and illegally — but does their time in the U.S. help or hurt them when they return to their home countries? A review of Unequal Partners: The United States and Mexico by Sidney Weintraub. Latin America at the checkpoint: As violence mounts in Mexico, Ed Vulliamy and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera assess the prospects for Latin America.