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Wed May 20, 2020, 08:06 PM

Opinion: Latin America's Next Generation of Authoritarians is Using COVID-19 to Consolidate Power

13 MAY 2020 | COMMENTARY

by Geoff Thale

In a new opinion piece for El Faro, WOLA President Geoff Thale calls on the governments of the Americas to save lives, but to also respect human rights and democracy when responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.



Today, following nearly thirty years of unstable, imperfect but still measurable democratic progress in Latin America, the hard lessons from the past are more important than ever before. Thatís because the last decade has brought about significant democratic backsliding and rising authoritarianism in the region.



More:
https://www.wola.org/analysis/latin-americas-next-generation-of-authoritarians/

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Judi Lynn Wednesday OP
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Wed May 20, 2020, 08:31 PM

1. You mean like ours?

Well, ours is Authoritarian in the works but you know what I mean.

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