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Type Report
Title Blocked Democracies in Central America
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2011
URL http://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/download/2528958/2528959
Abstract
The elections of 6 November 2011 have further damaged Central American democracy. The elections of 6 November 2011 have further damaged Central American democracy.
Ott o Pérez Molina, a right-wing conservative former general, was elected president o Pérez Molina, a right-wing conservative former general, was elected president
of Guatemala with 54 percent of all votes cast. On the same day, Daniel Ortega was of Guatemala with 54 percent of all votes cast. On the same day, Daniel Ortega was
confi rmed for a third term as president of Nicaragua in o rmed for a third term as president of Nicaragua in offi ce with 62 percent. Both ce with 62 percent. Both
elections emphasize the growing trend of authoritarian rule in Central America.

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