Democracy and rights In essence, the United States is a stable democratic rule of law with regular elections and strong protection of press and freedom of expression. However, confidence in the democratic institutions has eroded in recent years. For several
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as PAN by Abbreviationfinder, Panama is a functioning democracy where fair elections are regularly held and power shifts between different parties. Freedom of speech and association is generally respected even though the media is somewhat circumscribed.
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as MEX by Abbreviationfinder, Mexico is a representative democracy where power has since 2000 shifted between different parties. But the rule of law has major flaws. Both political and civil rights are limited due to corruption,
Democracy and rights Government power regularly shifts through elections in Jamaica, which is a relatively stable democracy. In terms of freedom of the press, Jamaica is ranked alongside countries in Western Europe and the highest of all countries in the
Democracy and rights The democratic institutions are weak in Honduras characterized by corruption and violence. Freedom of the press and freedom of expression is circumvented and the country has become one of the most dangerous in the world for both
Democracy and rights Weak institutions, instability and poverty contribute to democratic shortcomings in Haiti. Both politics and the judiciary are permeated by corruption, where low wages and lack of resources are contributing factors. However, in the area of freedom of
Democracy and rights Democracy is still fragile in Guatemala, almost a quarter of a century after the civil war. Elections are conducted in relatively orderly conditions, but corruption, violence and organized crime are widespread problems that permeate both politics and
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as SLV by Abbreviationfinder, El Salvador has a democratic governance in which elections are conducted under predominantly free and fair conditions. Freedom of speech is guaranteed in the Constitution and there are independent media that relate
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as DOM by Abbreviationfinder, the Dominican Republic is a democracy where regular elections are held. However, the institutions are weak and the corruption stubbornly bites itself. The situation is difficult for tens of thousands of Haitian
Democracy and rights 2016 December Gloomy economic report December 28 President Castro states that the country’s GDP shrank in 2016. This is the first time that Cuba has experienced negative growth since the severe economic crisis in the early 1990s.
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as CRI by Abbreviationfinder, Costa Rica is usually called Latin America’s oldest democracy, with two short exceptions it has stood since 1889. The country is characterized by stable institutions and deeply rooted freedoms and rights. In
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as CDA by Abbreviationfinder, Canada has a well-functioning democratic system, where political and civil rights are respected. However, there are a number of concerns, including increased surveillance of citizens and the risk that laws against terrorism
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as BLZ by Abbreviationfinder, Belize is a functioning democracy where regular and fair elections are held and where freedom of the press and freedom of expression prevails, albeit with some restrictions. Corruption and high violent crime
Democracy and rights Abbreviated as BAH by Abbreviationfinder, the Bahamas is a stable democracy where political and civil rights are generally well respected. However, discrimination of Haitians mainly occurs and violent crime is a growing social problem. Elections are conducted