Category: Latin America/Caribbean

‘Future Nostalgia’: Latin America’s democracies in 2021

     

Citizens of Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela have suffered for too long under the despotic rule of Castrismo, Orteguismo and Chavismo-Madurismo, says Miriam Kornblith (right), the Senior Director for Latin America and the Caribbean… Read more »

Democracy in post-pandemic Latin America: Enhanced vulnerabilities

     

Latin American democracy was already vulnerable before the pandemic due to crises of trust, legitimacy and representation, corruption, and the overall mixed results of the political system for citizens, according… Read more »

Venezuela’s opposition needs ‘to rethink alternatives’ after election charade

     

This week, Venezuelans are being asked to go to the polls not once but twice, in two bizarrely conflicting electoral events. On Monday, December 7, the government of embattled president Nicolas Maduro… Read more »

Back to basics: Getting serious about advancing democracy

     

European leaders like to claim they care about democracy. But too often, their policies ignore it — damaging Europe’s own interests in the process, argue AEI analysts Dalibor Rohac and Ivana Stradner…. Read more »

Consolidating dictatorship: Venezuela’s sham election

     

\ Venezuela’s parliamentary elections, scheduled for 6 December, will renew its National Assembly for a five-year term. But since 2015, the regime has become less evenhanded when it comes to… Read more »