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Niegan libertad a mexicanos encarcelados en Brasil

La justicia brasileña negó hoy la salida de prisión a los cuatro mexicanos encarcelados en la ciudad de Fortaleza, entre ellos a Sergio Eguren y Rafael Medina, informó hoy uno de los abogados. El abogado...

Beyond the street protests: Youth, women and democracy in Latin America

Women’s empowerment and political participation are not only crucial for women: they are essential for effective democratic governance, one which promotes human rights and equity. The same can be said about the importance of...

El Salvador ex-guerrilla in presidential vote runoff

San Salvador (AFP) - A former leftist guerrilla narrowly missed victory in El Salvador's presidency race Sunday, and will now face a run-off vote with a conservative rival, according to official results. With 81 percent...

The Closing of Democratic Space in the Dominican Republic

New scandal highlights threat to political pluralism In a previous Monitor we reported on the closing of democratic space in the Dominican Republic. This issue was the subject of a recent report by the Washington-based...

El Salvador opposition party leads tight election race: poll

The presidential candidate from El Salvador's right-wing opposition Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) party is extending his narrow lead in the race to win February's election, according to a poll released on Monday. ARENA candidate Norman...

RECAP: Heritage Foundation’s – Insecurity in Honduras and the Upcoming Elections: What’s at Stake...

During the Heritage Foundation's recent event Insecurity in Honduras and the Upcoming Elections: What's at Stake for Central America, panelists Ambassador Roger Noriega of Vision Americas, Eric Olson of the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Joseph...

The Upcoming Electoral Cycle in Latin America in the Midst of Social Unrest: What...

Latin America and the Caribbean will celebrate at least 12 major national elections before the end of 2014. This is good news. It reflects a region that has by-and-large consolidated democracy, and where an...

El Salvador, Setting the Stage

El Salvador will hold its presidential elections on February 2, 2014. In 2009, current president Mauricio Funes of the former guerrilla FMLN (Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front) became only the second leftist to be...

Salvador Allende; ¡Viva la democracia!

Este 11 de Setiembre se convierte en un día difícil para la humanidad, pero en especial queremos recordar a Salvador Allende, caído en defensa de la institucionalidad democrática. La experiencia socialista democrática en América...

Argentina’s primary elections: Bad dress rehearsal

THE bizarre teaser election that Argentines had to take part in on August 11th was designed by Cristina Fernández, the president. She put her all into promoting her candidates, even flying her hand-picked hopeful...