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The Security Challenge for Democracies in Latin America

Citizen insecurity and illicit economies are serious issues in Latin America and the Caribbean, prompting urgent demands from the public for solutions. In response, mano dura policies have been implemented, which have reduced violence but at a significant cost to the rule of law and human rights. It is necessary to develop and promote alternatives that are both effective and democratic.

Daniel Caballero, Sofía Lopes

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Taraciuk Broner: “La gente quiere respuestas a sus problemas. Si no se los da la democracia y se los dan otros, van a votar por otros”

La directora del Programa sobre Estado de Derecho, Tamara Taraciuk Broner, conversó en Teledoce sobre los desafíos en materia de inseguridad en Uruguay considerando el contexto electoral, los riesgos de la implementación de políticas de mano dura, y la necesidad de desarrollar políticas de seguridad democráticas.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ Teledoce, Desayunos Informales

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Uruguay: Insecurity and Organized Crime

On June 4, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program and Ágora published a policy brief, “Uruguay: Insecurity and Organized Crime.” This is the first policy brief in a series on security policies and the rule of law in the region launched by the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program.

Ines Fynn, Juan Pablo Luna

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Two members of the Mercosur trade bloc, Brazil and Argentina, recently announced a deal to

Is the Mercosur Trade Accord on Its Last Legs?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mercosur’s influence and survival in Latin America.

Allison Fedirka, Arturo Porzecanski, Thomas Andrew O’Keefe, Tatiana L. Palermo, Renata Vargas Amaral

Latin America Advisor ˙

The Mercosur flag and the EU flag flying next to each other.

Is There Any Hope for the E.U. Trade Deal With Mercosur?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ opinion on the future of the trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur bloc.

Jon E. Huenemann, Allison Fedirka, Elena Lazarou, Thomas Andrew O’Keefe

Latin America Advisor ˙

Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou was faced with the coronavirus pandemic soon after he took office in March. // File Photo: Uruguayan Government.

How Is Uruguay Avoiding the Worst of Covid-19?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Uruguay’s successful response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nicolás Saldías, Rosario Medero, Ignacio Bartesaghi, Giovanni Escalante, Scott Morgenstern, Juan Andrés Moraes

Latin America Advisor ˙

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The Historic Blackout in Argentina and Uruguay

Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program, appeared on CGTN to discuss the reasons for the unprecedented blackout that affected all of Argentina and Uruguay and parts of Paraguay on June 16, how it affects Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s re-election campaign, and whether it could happen again.

Lisa Viscidi

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

Sindicalismo docente y reformas educativas: el caso de Uruguay

A partir de los casos analizados por el estudio ˝Sindicalismo y gobierno: una agenda para el diálogo en torno a la reforma educativa˝ en el marco de las actividades del Grupo de Trabajo de PREAL sobre Sindicalismo Docente, se presenta aquí un resumen de la experiencia uruguaya en este tema,…

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Reforma educativa en Uruguay: visión de cinco años

A mediados de los 90 comenzó en Uruguay una reforma de su sistema educativo que, manteniendo los principios que lo han guiado desde una visionaria reforma en 1875, busca ajustarlo a las necesidades de los nuevos tiempos y enfrentar los aspectos deficitarios.   Descargue el documento completo abajo

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