A new electoral simulation in Cuba
The election will be regulated by the 1992 Electoral Law, which allows for emulating elections in a regime where all major political decisions are made by the Communist Party elite.
National electoral observation in Argentina: a debt to civil society
In Argentina, the figure of national electoral observation does not exist. What exists is civic accompaniment, a much more limited and poorly regulated monitoring modality.
The Cuban referendum and the right to vote
The Cuban diaspora suffers a double exclusion: forced emigration from the island due to the systematic violation of human rights and the loss of their electoral rights once outside.
Ortega: Electoral Observation and the Spoils of Democracy
The suppression of qualified electoral observation is a consequence of Nicaragua’s democratic decline. The observation missions were among the actors who warned about the progressive evolution of Ortega’s offensive.
Voting from abroad: the scope for electoral innovation
Migrants leave their countries in search of opportunities and, in doing so, in most cases they lose their political rights in their countries of origin. However, some States have developed legislative initiatives to address the problem.
Cuba: 70 years without democracy
Once upon a time there was a democratic Cuba where political parties decided their competition in free elections, where citizens chose their representatives in a context of freedom. This period was short-lived, but it existed.