In light of Ecuador's recent election and the passing of Moreno's referendum, the direction of the country's democracy remains mostly unknown.
A leftist government, a coup orchestrated by the right, and somehow, after all of this: an election.
Nicaraguans will lose their last medium of active dissent and forfeit their ability to fight against a thriving dictatorship.
Remain weary of the political situation developing in the Dominican Republic the next time you are planning a vacation to a beautiful, tropical island.
Panama’s government is imperfect and continues to struggle with corruption such as the Panama Papers leak, and thus the future of Panama’s democracy is dependent on how well the citizens and government can work together.
At a time with “Democracy in Crisis” , the actions of the free press and ruling Frente Amplio in bringing down Raul Sendic exemplify how democracy should work.
It is through the slow disenchantment of the people by the government that people start to lose hope in a democracy and revert to one person leading them, often being the demise of the country.
With the increased protests, galvanized opposition and the public, regime change in Venezuela may come sooner than expected, all due to the failure of the present regime to uphold the tenets of democracy within the country.
Populist candidate, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is still currently the frontrunner this year’s Mexico presidential elections. However, this is politics and predictions are not always accurate and anything could change overnight.
Protests in Venezuela may increase the pressure against those in charge and perhaps force Maduro to compromise with citizens.