Latin American Program in the News: Dialogue with the FARC should speed up to retain credibility (Santos’ brother)
In an event at the Wilson Center, Enrique Santos indicated that the FARC should move the peace dialogues along or they could lose credibility. (In Spanish)
President Chavez, after 14 years in office, seeks reelection in the elections to be held in Venezuela on October 7. The authors report what conditions are like for the upcoming election. [SPANISH]
#115 Argentina at the Crossroads: Pathways and Obstacles to Democratization in the Present Political Conjuncture
#218 Back to the Ballot Box: Evaluating Venezuela's 1995 State and Local Elections, A Conference Report
Citizen insecurity poses a rising challenge to democratic governance and the exercise of citizenship throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Transnational organized crime, gang violence, drug production and trafficking, and other sources of insecurity continue to threaten the quality of democracy and rule of law in the region.