Democratic Erosions in Latin America

“Cross-Currents in Latin America” by Scott Mainwaring and Anibal Perez Li~nan talks about the various democratization trends in Latin America and how it has developed over time. Although Brazil becomes a stronger democracy in Latin America, democracies in Guatemala, Haiti,…

Cross-Currents in Latin America

The Cross-Currents in Latin America basically refers to the trends at which democracy was attained or consolidated was mixed or influenced by non-democratic tenets or features. Many countries in Latin America and other parts of the world which have attained…

Democratic Direction in Latin America

Has democratization weakened in the region of Latin America? Since the beginning of the millennium, it appears that the results are mixed. Depending on who you ask it can either be a positive answer or a negative one. Before going…

Future developments for Democracy in Latin America

Future developments for Democracy in Latin America The future of Latin America is questionable because democracies are not performing the way they are intended.  The article Cross-Currents In Latin America, suggest that Democracy is failing to have consistency and longevity…

Democracy in Latin America in no easy task.

Dominic Ciano Alexandra Castillo Latin American Politics November 27th 2016 Democracy is not easy task The themes for this week were the struggles democracy has gone through and continues to go through in Latin America. To this day Chile, Colombia,…

Escobar spends a fleeting moment in Congress before being revealed as a violent drug trafficker (1984)

The Fate of Liberal Democracy: An Analysis of Colombian Democracy

In chapter 12 and the Epilogue of Smith’s book, we are given a concise summary of the history of democracy in Latin America and are presented with some questions and forecasts for the future of democracy in the region. In…

The Future of Democracy in Latin America

http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/20474/the-risks-of-re-election-fever-in-latin-america Above, please find a link to the article in which I believe truly reflects what many believe will remain the future of Latin American Democracy, as discussed in our recent chapter readings.  This article discusses the recent re-election of…