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Autocracy

New Mexican-style PRI in El Salvador?

In a country where insecurity made life unbearable, brutality against alleged criminals and signs of authoritarianism are not only accepted, but even translated into votes.

Indefinite reelection: sentences that shaped autocracies

Several governments have used the human rights argument to open the door to indefinite reelection. But these are mainly personalistic and authoritarian leaders where the checks and balances of the democratic system have been captured or eroded.

Navalny’s value

Freedom would be nothing more than a chimera today without figures like Navalny. It is up to us to ensure that this possibility does not become a reality.

Preludes of an authoritarian winter in Latin America?

Today's democratic fractures are not manifested through military coups or the abrupt closure of parliaments. We are facing subtle and progressive institutional ruptures, backed by populist discourses based on disinformation amplified by social networks.

Central America Adrift

Central America faces a scenario marked by attacks on democratic institutions and corruption in a context of long-standing problems such as poverty, violence and immigration, which anticipates another complex year of political uncertainty.

“Influencer” autocracies and their harassment of democracies

Today, authoritarian regimes are adjusting their tactics of oppression and restriction of freedom to the digital age in their effort to undermine democratic institutions and affect the exchange of ideas.