Ethnic Politics

The incorporation of indigenous people into the political scene has been marked by disadvantages and inequality. They have been excluded and their needs ignored for centuries.  There have been some recent developments and efforts to incorporate and convert them into…

Political Behavior in Venezuela

  In Corrales and Penfold-Bencerra’s “Venezuela: Crowding Out the Opposition” they walk us through Chavez’s rise and strategies not only to maintain but increase his political power. How even though his policies and governing is questionable, it was still being…

Women and Elections

Richelle Sosa Saldana Professor Castillo Political Science 4240 November 6, 2016 Women and Elections It has been an arduous uphill battle for women in Latin America, as they fight against inequality, injustice and political exclusion. Progress has been made, however,…