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What the Guatemala & Nicaragua Elections Say about Democracy in Central America

Monday, November 7, 2011  |  Eric Farnsworth  |  Latin American Herald Tribune

"Sunday’s elections in Guatemala and Nicaragua were notable for their relative lack of controversy, despite the conclusion of virtually all independent analysts that the former risks a return to the violence of the past and the latter was contrary to Nicaragua’s own constitution," writes COA's Eric Farnsworth. ... Read More

Security Tops Agenda at Central American Summit

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Central American leaders gathered in San Salvador July 20 to coordinate strategies for stemming the rising tide of violence caused by organized crime, particularly in the “northern triangle” of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. ... Read More