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March 25, 2019
Three – The number of weeks until the United Kingdom departs from the European Union whether a trade deal is in place or not. 391 to 242 – The vote count by which the British Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit proposal on March 12 after an even larger margin rejected an... Read More
March 22, 2019
This weekend, Thais will go to the polls for their first general election in eight years. Since 2014, Thailand has been under a military led government, creating an environment where civic and political participation is severely limited. Approximately seven million young adults will participate in... Read More
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 20, 2019
Angola is Africa’s top oil producer and one of the fastest growing petro-economies in the world. Despite robust economic growth, it’s GINI Coefficient of 58.6 – a standard indicator of inequality within a society – suggests that gross economic disparities remain. Since the end of a twenty-seven-... Read More
March 19, 2019
In recent weeks Ugandan media has reported several... Read More
March 11, 2019
Welcome back! In the first blog post, we laid out the fragile separation of powers and constitutional framework for local accountability in Afghanistan. We concluded... 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 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 23, 2019
Since Juan Guaido was sworn in as Venezuela’s President January 23, more than 50 countries have recognized his interim government, and only a few have denounced Guaido in favor of Nicolas Maduro. Cuba has been the most ardent Maduro... Read More

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