Charles RichardsonFeb 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 RichardsonNov 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 RichardsonJun 10, 2016
And you thought Austria was close? Peru's presidential election finally produces a winner, by a tiny margin.
Charles RichardsonJun 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 RichardsonApr 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.
Charles RichardsonMar 23, 2016
Political crisis in Brazil raises thoughts about the relative stability of presidential and parliamentary systems – a question with obvious relevance to the United States presidential election.
Charles RichardsonFeb 24, 20162 Comments
In what looks like a win for Latin American democracy, Bolivia's voters appear to have turned down a proposal to extend presidential term limits.
Charles RichardsonJan 8, 2016
Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.
Charles RichardsonDec 10, 20152 Comments
Venezuela's government turns out to be neither as popular nor as undemocratic as left and right (respectively) would have had you believe.