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March 21, 2019
On March 24, Ecuadorians will vote in subnational elections that will set the stage for presidential and legislative elections in 2021. The 2019 results will determine whether Ecuador will remain a key American ally in a volatile hemisphere or return to its past. From 2007 to 2017, former... Read More
March 21, 2019
El 24 de marzo, los ecuatorianos votarán en elecciones locales que son la antesala al escenario para las elecciones nacionales de 2021. Los resultados de 2019 determinarán si Ecuador, dentro de un hemisferio inestable, seguirá siendo un aliado clave para los EE. UU. o si regresará a su pasado.... Read More
March 18, 2019
Venezuela is in shambles. On top of starvation, hyperinflation, and spreading disease, the country’s entire electrical grid failed March 7, thanks to years of deferred investment and questionable maintenance.   Prior to the blackout, surveys showed that some... Read More
March 06, 2019
If you had asked me a few years ago about my future in politics, I would have told you I had no such future. In my mind, politics was the business of other people. I considered myself apolitical. Fast forward a few years, now I see that there is no such thing as an apolitical person. Today, at 25... Read More
March 04, 2019
The destabilizing chain of events that continue to seep across Afghanistan has ceaselessly fielded new challenges to key political and military actors involved in America’s longest war. Nearly 18 years of bloody conflict have demanded intricate... Read More
March 01, 2019
Raising expectations for some, lowering them for others. Last June, newly-appointed President Miguel Diaz-Canel revealed Cuba’s government would draft a new constitution, guided by former president Raul Castro, and approve it through a referendum. Private property rights, presidential term limits... Read More
February 27, 2019
Nearly two decades into our longest war, the United States is in the process of withdrawing from... Read More
February 26, 2019
54 percent of registered voters in Malawi are youth. Yet, apathy has negatively affected the participation of young people in past elections. To reverse this trend and secure sustainable and meaningful engagement of youth in the upcoming May 2019 Tripartite Elections in... Read More
February 22, 2019
El pasado jueves 7 de febrero, el Tribunal Supremo Electoral de El Salvador (TSE), en conferencia de prensa hizo oficiales los resultados del escrutinio final de la elección presidencial período 2019-2024, obteniendo el triunfo Nayib Bukele del Partido Gran Alianza por la Unidad Nacional (GANA). El... Read More
February 14, 2019
The political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, and its impact in the region, brought the world’s attention to the failure of the Maduro government to effectively govern the country. While the country’s next steps are unclear,... Read More

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