Charles Richardson August 4, 2017 5 Comments
Events in Venezuela and the United States again cast doubt on the "separation of powers" constitutional model. Can it be reformed or replaced?
Charles Richardson April 4, 2017
Three generally expected election results from the weekend, although one of them was a cliffhanger.
Charles Richardson March 31, 2017 1 Comment
Three elections this weekend offer contrasting lessons on the problems of presidential government.
Charles Richardson February 24, 2017
A delayed count in Ecuador has failed to stave off a second round of voting, in which the ruling leftist party will face a difficult challenge.
Charles Richardson February 18, 2017
Ecuador's leftist president is respecting term limits and bowing out. Change is on the way, which may not be good news for Julian Assange.
Charles Richardson November 28, 2016
The death of Fidel Castro would be a good opportunity for reflection on some serious issues. Instead, many on both sides have embarrassed themselves.
Charles Richardson June 10, 2016
And you thought Austria was close? Peru's presidential election finally produces a winner, by a tiny margin.
Charles Richardson June 6, 2016
The second round of Peru's presidential election is too close to call. Venezuela's president, on the other hand, is fighting tooth and nail against recall.
Charles Richardson April 14, 2016
The daughter of Peru's jailed authoritarian leads in her country's presidential election. Meanwhile, South Korea's president, with a similar background, suffers a rebuff at the polls.