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Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Digital resilience in Latin America: Automation, disinformation, and polarization in elections

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. Following a year-long effort in which the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Valentina Sader

Americas Brazil

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Has progress been made in containing disinformation?

Facebook and Whatsapp representatives hail progress on limiting disinformation's impact on social media.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Brazil Colombia

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Maduro’s days are over, says Colombian President Duque

Colombia’s leader calls on Venezuelan military to support interim President Juan Guaidó

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Colombia Venezuela

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

President Iván Duque Márquez: Colombia’s domestic and regional opportunities and challenges

On Thursday, February 14, His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez, president of the Republic of Colombia, discussed Colombia’s ambitious agenda for transitional justice, economic reform, and regional leadership. Duque, who was sworn in as president of Colombia in August 2018, was interviewed by CNBC Contributor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic […]

Event Recap by Chloe Zoeller, Katherine Pereira & Camila Hernandez

China Colombia

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Five takeaways from Latin America’s presidential elections in 2018

The next four years are an opportunity for each government to implement reforms necessary for the growth and development of the region’s three largest democracies.  

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Brazil Colombia

Tue, Aug 28, 2018

#ElectionWatch: As Colombia votes again, misinformation flows

On Sunday, August 26, Colombians went to the polls again. A significant share of the campaigning involved spreading misinformation  —  or countering it.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Colombia Disinformation

Sun, Aug 12, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Partisan Media Deepens Divides in Colombia

During recent elections in Colombia, entities on all ends of the political spectrum spread misinformation and editorialized to suit varied agendas.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Colombia Disinformation

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Everyday Misinformation in Colombia

Colombia's presidential election was rife with concerns over the impact disinformation and misinformation on voter behavior and the overall election.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Colombia Disinformation

Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Colombia “Turns The Page” With Presidential Election

Alina Dieste, Tomás González, and Juan Carlos López all hailed the election of Iván Duque as the next President of Colombia as a historic success for Colombian democracy. Duque, of the right-leaning Democratic Center party, beat left-leaning candidate Gustavo Petro, fifty-four percent to forty-two percent. The June 17th election was the second round of the […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by David Wemer

Colombia Latin America

Sun, Jun 17, 2018

#ElectionWatch: Eyes on Colombia from Venezuela

The Colombian elections have spurred significant interest in Venezuela, as evidenced by the social media activity of accounts based in the country or managed by Venezuelans.

2018 Elections in Latin America by Jose Luis Peñarredonda

Colombia Disinformation