Latin America & the Caribbean Publications, April 2011

6 05 2011

A list of recent reports on Latin America and the Caribbean that were highlighted in the April issue of the Democracy Resource Center Bulletin.

Challenges to Democracy Promotion: The Case of Bolivia
http://www.carnegieendowment.org/publications/?fa=view&id=43331
Bolivia offers a critical, but atypical, case for international democracy promotion. Source: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Haiti’s Rendezvous with History
http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2011/04/14/haiti-s-rendezvous-history-0
The report examines the legal and practical questions surrounding the case and concludes that Haiti has an obligation under international law to investigate and prosecute the grave violations of human rights under Duvalier’s rule. Source: Human Rights Watch

Half a Miracle
http://www.carnegieendowment.org/publications/?fa=view&id=43713
The transformation of the Columbian city of Medellín offers an example to Mexico of how a government engaged in a drug war can bolster its legitimacy and gain greater public support. Source: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Foreign Policy

Inclusion of a publication does not imply ownership or endorsement by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED); rather, these are publications that the Democracy Resource Center believes would be of interest to NED staff and others interested in democracy promotion.

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