Forget all the talk about the region’s “pink tide” and focus on which candidate is most likely to lift the greatest number of boats.
Central America articles on Democracy Chronicles
Bordered by Mexico to the north and Colombia to the southeast, Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Many countries in the region suffer from high crime rates.
Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) continue to face challenges across Latin America today.
Basic freedoms are collapsing in Latin America. Rights defenders are coming under increasing attacks from state and non-state actors.
The Latin American country has experienced one of the world’s most impressive – and surprising – trajectories of the past three decades.
Nidia Díaz, a leftist guerrilla tortured by state forces during the conflict, discusses how democracy is being undermined in El Salvador.
Although there are major attempts to reverse democracy in Latin America, a key expert argues for four key reasons to be optimistic.
A new book looks at Nicaragua’s painful descent into authoritarianism. The book argues for a betrayal of Nicaragua’s democracy.
The COVID pandemic has put Latin American communities and governments under immense strain, putting democracy to the test.
During Sunday’s presidential election scores of people gathered to demand nothing less than the future of Honduran democracy.
US lawmakers are urging El Salvador’s congress to reconsider a draft bill requiring foreign-funded entities to register as “foreign agents”.