Category: Latin America/Caribbean

Countering Central America’s polarization and democratic backsliding

     

The European Union (EU) will probably refuse to acknowledge the result of the Nicaraguan elections on November 7, according to a source. “We have a clear idea of ​​what is… Read more »

Central America ‘fell off a cliff’: Reframing democracy support

     

Latin America’s democracies look almost uniformly less healthy than they did a decade ago, the Economist reports. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken recently announced sanctions against seven public officials in… Read more »

Venezuela’s Mafia State ‘slides toward anarchy’

     

Has Venezuela’s social and cultural pluralism resisted Chavismo’s efforts at cooptation to provide an alternative to an authoritarian regime or does the country face only dim scenarios? Think tanks and… Read more »

How to build conditions for transition in Venezuela

     

  President Joe Biden and his advisors should build a framework of incentives designed to nudge a political transition in Venezuela, argues Jorge Jraissati, the president of the Venezuelan Alliance…. Read more »