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Manuel Alcántara

Profesor Emérito de la Universidad de Salamanca y de la UPB (Medellín). Últimos libros publicados (2020): “El oficio de político” (2ª ed., Tecnos, Madrid) y coordinado con Mercedes García Montero y Asbel Bohigues (2024): “Elecciones en América Latina: de pandemia y de derrotas (2020-2023)”, (Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales. Madrid)

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Names to understand Latin America in 2023

In this attempt to summarize the situation at the end of the year, we have endeavored to concisely mention a few prominent names, recognizing that this entails the risk of omitting equally relevant others.

“Politics is returning to one-man, autocratic solutions”

Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, president of Costa Rica from 2014 to 2018 and professor at the University of Costa Rica, talks to Manuel Alcántara,...

One more year of exhausted democracy

Polarization is emerging thanks to the combination of the zero-sum game imposed by presidentialism, electoral campaigns that exacerbate differences and societies that are more disjointed and distrustful.

The Great Consensus

The absence of consensus has been the most repeated mantra when judging the document delivered to President Gabriel Boric by the Constitutional Council that will be submitted to the plebiscite.