The Monkey Cage: South America

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Electing peace in Colombia?

Why a past president would choose to run for the Senate, and the implications of his victory for the prospects of peace in Colombia.

By Abbey Steele  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election, Election Report, South America, Voting

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Bachelet returns to power in Chile with impressive victory, but what does low turnout mean for her mandate?

Michele Bachelet was reelected president of Chile with an impressively high 62.5 percent of the vote, but will lower-than-expected turnout hurt her ability to implement serious policy reforms?

By Peter M. Siavelis and Kirsten Sehnbruch  |  10:50 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaigns and Elections, Election Report, South America