With elections coming up in 2022 in Brazil, Colombia and Costa Rica, which countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will be the political hot spots to watch next year? What political trends will be the strongest in the coming year, and what traits will countries’ political trajectories have in common? Is authoritarianism and polarization likely to worsen in the region in 2022, and what factors would influence that?
On October 20, 2021, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) honored four civil society organizations with their 2021 Democracy Award. Santiago Canton, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Dialogue, took part in the first panel for the event, “Democracy and Governance in Central America: Defending Civic Space and Independent Media for Democratic Accountability.”
Congressional Testimony: The Health, Economic, and Political Challenges Facing Latin America and the Caribbean
Michael Camilleri, Director of the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade, on the subject of “The Health, Economic, and Political Challenges Facing Latin America and the Caribbean.”
Are emergency measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic putting Latin American and Caribbean democracies at risk?