Tag: El Salvador

El Salvador Legislative Elections: February 28, 2021

El Salvador elections

Voters in El Salvador. Photo credit: Wikimedia/CB24.tv Noticias Centroamerica (CC BY 3.0) KEY FACTS Freedom House Rating Partly Free (Declined from Free in 2020) Government Type Presidential Republic Population 6.5 million UPCOMING ELECTIONS Legislative, Local, and Central American… Read More

Americas This Week – July 27, 2019

Americas This Week – June 15, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsGuatemala Presidential, Legislative, Local – June 16, 2019 (Second round August 11, 2019)These elections are taking place in a climate of chaos and uncertainty. Incumbent president Jimmy Morales, a comedian and political outsider, ran on an anti-corruption… Read More

Americas This Week – June 1, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsMexico Local and Gubernatorial – June 2, 2019Municipal offices in Aguacalientes, Durango and Baja California states. Gubernatorial election in Baja California and local deputees elections in Baja California,Quintana Roo and Tamaulipas. special gubernatorial election in Puebla. Reuters:… Read More

Americas This Week – February 16, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsVenezuela – Ongoing Crisis (snap elections possible)Francisco Toro in the Washington Post: ‘Dozens have been murdered in recent weeks alone for protesting against Maduro. Most of the killings have been committed by a police unit, a death-squad called… Read More

Americas This Week – February 9, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsVenezuela – Ongoing Crisis, snap elections possibleCNN: “The hungry poor who will decide Venezuela’s future” In the last three years, three million Venezuelans – 10 percent of the population – have left the country due to food… Read More

El Salvador: Baseball Capped-Populist Wins Presidency

Americas This Week – February 2, 2019

On Deck: El Salvador presidential (February 3); Guyana snap parliamentary (due by March – exact date not set yet); Panama presidential and legislative (May 5); Canada Alberta province general (on or before May 30 – exact date not set yet); Guatemala general (June 16); Bolivia presidential and legislative (October); Haiti parliamentary… Read More

Americas This Week – January 19, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsOn deck: El Salvador presidential (February 3); Guyana snap parliamentary (soon – exact date not set yet); Panama presidential and legislative (May 5); Canada Alberta province general (on or before May 30 – exact date not set… Read More

Americas This Week – January 5, 2019

Upcoming ElectionsGuyana Snap Parliamentary – by March 2019The Economist published an in-depth piece on Guyana’s politics and how the recent oil discovery raises the stakes of the upcoming snap elections. The next elections, whenever they happen, could be… Read More