Monthly Archives: November 2013

“Duel Between Childhood Friends”

With this rather dramatic title, the Chilean grassroots newspaper El Ciudadano delivered its account of the first round of the 2013 Chilean presidential election, where former president Michelle Bachelet received 46% of the vote. The runner up, Evelyn Matthei, representing the … Continue reading

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When Latin American Militaries Get Away with Murder

Schneider, Nina. 2011. “Impunity in Post-Authoritarian Brazil: The Supreme Court’s Recent Verdict on the Amnesty Law.” European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 90 (April), 39-54. In a prior blog post, I talked about the traditional mindset of the Latin American … Continue reading

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