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Roadblocks to peace – past and present challenges for a permanent peace in Colombia

June 24, 2013 By Jan Boesten, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. With Hugo Chavez’s election last year, the recurrence of his illness and eventual death from cancer, the world’s attention focused on questions over the future of the Bolivarian revolution when it came to Latin American issues. Consequently, […]

Between illusion and sense of mission: Chavez’ legacy viewed from Colombia

“One to whom inveterate luck has granted the chance to save his country. The other, an illusionist, who could go down in history as just another despot.”

Free Download: Democracy within the Framework of the IADC

Democracy within the Framework of the Inter-American Democratic Charter: the View from Academia and Civil Society

Mirando a Canadá: Santiago Mariani en La Republica

El antecedente más importante está representado por el activo papel que tuvo en la discusión y adopción de la Carta Democrática Interamericana, un instrumento promovido por los peruanos para evitar la repetición del proceso de erosión democrática llevado adelante por Fujimori desde el poder.

Debating the Democratic Charter on its 10th Anniversary

On September 11, 2011, Alejandro Toledo, the former president of Peru (2001-2006) held the “6th summit of ex-presidents” in Lima.

The Inter-American Democratic Charter and the Evolution of Democracy in Latin America: Strengths, Weaknesses and Recommendations

The following comments were prepared for presentation in the “VI Cumbre de Ex-Presidentes: Institucionalidad Democrática e Inclusión Social”.

Cameron comments on Indigenous protest and the energy sector

Max Cameron comments on Indigenous protest and the energy sector in the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Energy Advisor

Rafael Roncagliolo Appointed Foreign Minister of Peru

Congratulations to Rafael Roncagliolo, a founding member of the Andean Democracy Research Network, who has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs in Peru.

Minister of State Ablonczy Proposes Compendium of Practices of Democracy

Minister of State Diane Ablonczy outlined a concrete and constructive proposal for reinforcing the Inter-American Democratic Charter.

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