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Crisis in Venezuela | V-Dem - V-Dem / Varieties of Democracy 2019-06-03 07:06

Graph of the Week!

Venezuela has been plagued by economic turmoil and mass emigration since the collapse of its democratic institutions. The deterioration of Venezuelan democracy began in 1999, when Hugo Chávez was elected as President. Under Chávez’s reign, political freedoms were curtailed an...

The European Parliament Election | V-Dem

Graph of the Week! The European Parliament election, which is held every 5 years, took place on 25 May this year. Democracy in Europe has been declining in recent years. According to V-Dem data, the global democratic backslide was most visible in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in 2017.


Brasil vive “erosão” democrática, alerta instituto sueco

Brazil joins the group of countries that are experiencing "erosion" in their democracies. (An article by a Brazilian journalist Jamil Chade using #vdemdata):