Jason Marczak in the Miami Herald
The rising frustration with crime and corruption is dovetailing with another phenomenon: people willing to take to the street to force change, said Jason Marczak, the director of the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. This is the case, or has been in recent months in Ecuador, Venezuela, Guatemala, Puerto Rico and Haiti. “I see a common thread of popular disenchantment with the status quo and people feel empowered to do something about it,” Marczak said.

Jason Marczak, Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center