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Adam Nisbet - Executive Power and Democratization in the Northern Andes

Adam Nisbet - Executive Power and Democratization in the Northern Andes

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This independent research seminar paper discusses the various similarities and differences between the executive governments of three Andean countries: Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombia.
This independent research seminar paper discusses the various similarities and differences between the executive governments of three Andean countries: Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombia.

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Published by: Adam Nisbet on Mar 01, 2011
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Executive Power and Democratization in theNorthern Andes
 Jan. 25, 2011 Adam C. Nisbet 
Georgetown University
                             LASP-90
 
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Executive Power and Democratization in the Northern Andes
 
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Introduction
Executive Power in the NorthernAndesThe History of LeadershipLiterature ReviewMethodologyDemocratization
Ecuador
Recent ElectionsReferendumsOutside InfluencesPolitical ParticipationFreedom of the PressForeign Policy
Colombia
Recent ElectionsForeign PolicyInner StrugglesFreedom of the Press
Venezuela
ChavezForeign Policy
Conclusion
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Executive Power in the Northern Andes
  The region in South America that now encompasses Ecuador,Colombia, and Venezuela was once the first Spanish viceroyalty to breakfree from the crown and establish their own independent government
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.Since that separation, these countries have experienced an often volatilestruggle for representative democracy facing a shift toward socialism,encountering the deficiencies of populism, all with the constant threat of coup d¶états from their standing militaries.This interdisciplinary study aims to give a brief history of LatinAmerican government systems and to profile current modes of representation by analyzing their current executive leadership.  In thisinterdisciplinary study we will discuss the political implications of the rise of Colombia¶s new president, Juan Manuel Santos, and the issues this region of Latin America is now facing including foreign relations with the UnitedStates, and other regional and foreign influences.  World trade and foreigninvestment has dramatically influenced these areas¶ economic sustainabilityand propelled substantial growth in the 2000¶s.  In the midst of LatinAmerica¶s ongoing development, there are still ongoing concerns overhuman rights issues, freedom of the press, and the environment in this
  
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Gran Colombia
(18) July, 2007.
 

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