aqlogo_white X
Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
Countries   |   About    |   Subscribe   |   Newsletter
aqlogo_white

aqlogo_white
aqlogo_white
democracy
Without conflict to bring them together, Colombians are confronting their differences, and engaging in the messy business of democracy.
Sin un conflicto que los unifique, los colombianos confrontan sus diferencias y los altibajos de la democracia.
The algorithm that governs politics has changed, says the former Brazilian president and esteemed sociologist.
LASA's 50th anniversary conference offered an opportunity to reflect on the quality of democracy in the region.
Lilian Tintori opens up about Venezuela's opposition and her hopes for parliamentary elections in December.
Re-imagining Democracy in the Internet Era

Only two countries in Latin America—Costa Rica and Uruguay—can be considered “full democracies,” according to an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) study commissioned by BBC for Democracy Day on January 20.

Either because they don’t want to alienate part of their constituency at home or because belonging to the CELAC Club gives them economic or political benefits, Latin American and Caribbean leaders have been blackmailed to avoid criticizing systems that enable authoritarian leaders to concentrate power, crush dissent and persecute journalists.

Don't confuse Brasília's stepped-up profile with U.S.-style democracy promotion.

Pages

Like what you're reading?

Subscribe to Americas Quarterly's free Week in Review newsletter and stay up-to-date on politics, business and culture in the Americas.