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Russia names National Endowment for Democracy the first ‘undesirable’ foreign group

"The National Endowment for Democracy participated in work to declare the results of election campaigns illegitimate, to organize political demonstrations aimed at influencing decisions taken by state institutions and to discredit service in the Russian armed forces," s statement said.

Economist Intelligence Unit: Costa Rica and Uruguay are the only ‘full’ democracies in Latin America

An investigation by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) concluded that in Latin America, only Uruguay and Costa Rica ranked in the region’s "full democracies" category, described as when countries respect civil liberties and representative governance.

Former Central American diplomats warn of regional ‘challenges to democracy’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Authoritarianism is gradually making a comeback throughout the hemisphere in the form of dictatorial regimes that “took root under the guise of rule of law,” three Central America experts warned at a panel Thursday in Washington.
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