Interim President Jeanine Áñez’s proposal to delay the presidential election further than the agreed September 6 date adds further uncertainty to what promises to be the most polarized election Bolivia has experienced in over a decade.
With primary elections around the corner and general elections in November 2021, Honduras’ opposition remains bitterly divided. Unless the main blocs react quickly, the incumbent National Party is set to win another 4-year term.
Guyana’s troubled election epitomizes the immense pressure the political system is under since a series of offshore oil discoveries turned one of Latin America’s poorest countries into an oil exporter overnight.
The mandate of the Support Mission Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH)—the country’s weak but mildly successful anti-graft commission—is set to expire on January 19. Two scenarios emerge, none will result in the strengthening of the MACCIH.