Honduras has been in the public eye recently due to the large-scale migration coming from Central America and President Trump’s decision to cut aid to the region. Since the U.S. backed Honduran coup d’état in 2009, the country has progressively become more violent and the country’s ...
Why has voter participation and confidence been declining since the founding of this democracy?
The recent presidential election in El Salvador marks what many observers consider a new era in the country’s politics. Nayib Bukele, a 37-year-old anti-establishment candidate, won by a landslide with 53% of the vote. For the first time since the end of the civil war and the signing of the ...
Nicaraguans will lose their last medium of active dissent and forfeit their ability to fight against a thriving dictatorship.
Still, it is clear that women’s education initiatives need to move beyond broad rhetoric about “empowerment,” and expand the channels for increasing women’s political representation from women’s education alone.
With the strength of the current regime and success of Ortega's covert executive aggrandizement, it is unlikely that Nicaraguan democracy will heal anytime soon.