Tuesday, September 14, 2021
It has proved more effective in cajoling smaller states in the region than the larger ones and, under the stewardship of Secretary-General Luis Almagro, has been used primarily to attack left-wing governments more than those of the right.
- The lack of strong party systems in many countries will limit the appeal of representative democracy.
- Deep social divides, coupled with ethnic tensions in several countries, will persist.
- Other interested outside actors, such as China, will contribute little to debates about democracy.