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Russia, Repression and the Rule of Law

Feb 26, 2015
"The law may be a weak instrument for change, but, as Russian history demonstrates, it is often the only one available," writes William E. Pomeranz and Kathleen E. Smith.
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Latin America Elections: An Overview

Feb 25, 2015
Latin America is in the midst of an election “super cycle” with various votes being cast during a period spanning 2014-2015. Wilson Center Latin American Program Director, Cynthia Arnson provides an overview. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

President Solís’ popularity declines as economy worsens, Costa Rica researcher tells Washington panel

Feb 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle.

Corruption, inequality remain key issues in Central America's latest election cycle

Feb 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle.

“No esa tonada”, Jose Rubén

Feb 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

¿Un Podemos en el Cono Sur?

Feb 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

"Latin America's Electoral Cycle 2014-15" Forum Held at the Wilson Center

Feb 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and International IDEA on the region's electoral cycle.

Guatemala: un examen a vuelo de pájaro…

Feb 20, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

“En América Latina hay consenso sobre el valor de la democracia”

Feb 20, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

Plunder and The Perils of Mugabe’s Zimbabwe

Feb 19, 2015
"Zimbabwe is expiring, again. More banks are failing, beer sales – a key indicator – have slumped dramatically since 2013, tourist arrivals are down, and the business confidence index is at lowest ebb since the wildly inflationary days of 2008. Most tellingly, President Robert Gabriel Mugabe in January told civil servants to be patient - he “hoped” that they would soon be paid their monthly wages on a regular basis (something which had not happened often in 2014)" writes Dr. Robert Rotberg, about the plight of Zimbabwe under Mugabe's presidency.

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