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September 3, 2019
Néstor David Pastor

With his latest constitutional maneuvering, President Martín Vizcarra is trying to change Peru's political landscape while avoiding the fate of his predecessors. 

April 17, 2018
J. Patrice McSherry

How Sebastián Piñera’s right-wing government is undermining democratic institutions 

April 6, 2018
Linda Farthing

This week, a jury found Bolivia’s former president, Gonzalo “Goni” Sánchez de Lozada and his Minister of Defense guilty of extrajudicial killings in 2003 in a landmark case. For their victims, it’s a welcome victory.

January 11, 2018
Alexander Main

U.S. support for a corrupt election continues the country’s history of obstructing Honduran democracy.

December 15, 2017
Linda Farthing

A recent ruling to end term limits in Bolivia gives Evo Morales a green light to run in the 2019 presidential elections and beyond. 

December 12, 2017
Sandra Cuffe

Amid election violence, Honduran police officers have publicly stated they refuse to crack down on protests. What’s behind this?

December 12, 2017
Suyapa Portillo, Javier Lopez-Casertano, and Cristian Padilla Romero

A report by election observers reveals how fraud has functioned in Honduras’ presidential elections

December 6, 2017
Aaron Schneider and Rafael R. Ioris

The chaos surrounding last week’s presidential elections in Honduras reflects a rightwing consolidation of power in the country, abetted by the United States.

November 6, 2017
Ernesto Semán and Gabriel Vommaro

Mauricio Macri’s center-right party, Cambiemos, had a robust showing in October’s midterm elections. What does this say about democracy in Argentina?

February 8, 2017
Ernesto Semán

How Fidel Castro came to embrace revolutionary violence and understand the limitations of democratic movements– and what it means today.

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