The act, introduced by three prominent voices for Latin America in Congress, demands State reunify the 2,342 migrant children separated from their parents. It also addresses the root causes of the flow.
A new report reveals that, on average, illicit finance for a governor’s election is ten times higher than legal funding. Most of that money goes to buying votes and comes at a cost of political favoritism, sometimes to criminal groups.
While elite fractionalization between President Santos and former President Uribe played a tangible role in the outcome of the 2016 plebiscite and has continued to influence Colombian electoral politics, it also provides a window of opportunity for Fajardo’s centrist candidacy.
For decades, the United States’ National Endowment for Democracy, or NED, has played a key role in shaping Nicaragua’s political arena. Today, NED grantees are at the forefront of the civil society groups supporting the current protests.