Tag: Democracy

The politics of mourning LGBT deaths

For Caribbean politicians who maintain LGBT people as outliers of law and policy, the mourning of the Pulse massacre has been a challenge

/ June 15, 2016

OAS brokers deal for a transitional government in Haiti

Haitian President Michel Martelly will demit office on February 7, and an interim government will be put in place until the election process is completed in April

/ February 6, 2016

Journalist detained at anti-government protests in St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Questions raised after a Grenadian journalist was arrested and detained without charge, while covering anti-government protests in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

/ January 25, 2016

Opposition wins legislative elections in Venezuela

Venezuela's opposition trounced the ruling Socialists win legislative elections for the first time in 16 years.

/ December 7, 2015

As polls close in Haiti, a collective sigh of relief

After the first round of legislative elections on 9 August was marred by violence, forced closure of voting centres and low turnout, tensions were high ahead of today’s elections,

/ October 25, 2015

Trinidad and Tobago starts new era under PNM

The People's National Movement ousts the People's Partnership from power, winning the September 7th general election in Trinidad and Tobago.

/ September 8, 2015