See results of the new LAPOP survey on perceptions of security and democracy in the Americas. ... Play Video
Experts from the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) gave a preview of the 2014 AmericasBarometer at AS/COA on November 24. LAPOP experts gave a presentation on how people in the Americas perceive security and its relationship with democracy. Early results of the survey in 28 countries point to rising concerns about insecurity and impunity, which can affect people's routines and what they think about public policy. For the researchers, "democratic legitimacy has declined and remains fragile in the Americas." Video starts at 5:15.