Not only are democracy and freedom in the world declining, the willingness of liberal democracies to defend the norms and institutions that support them is also fraying. To what extent does that reflect popular opinion?
Uruguay announced its decision to abandon the TIAR over a regional consensus to use the treaty to sanction Venezuela. But Uruguay’s departure will more likely hurt its cause on Venezuela than do any good.
Indigenous women are leading the fight to ensure crimes against humanity in Guatemala don’t remain unpunished. As we commemorate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we recognize the brave women leading efforts to secure long-standing peace.
The Cuban government’s ideologically-driven operating principle has always been that only the state can define and promote minority interests. The independent LGBTI+ marches in May demonstrated the government’s fear of its citizens’ growing sense of autonomy.