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Tolerance, participation in local government up in the Americas

Sep. 26, 2017—New data gathered by the Latin American Political Opinion Project (LAPOP) include some upticks but also discouraging news about the state of democracy in the Americas.

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WOW March 16: ‘Assessing Efforts to Combat Crime in Central America’

Mar. 8, 2016—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, which gives students, faculty and Vanderbilt community members the chance to engage with other parts of campus through presentations on topics that address and open discussion on a breadth of global issues and experiences.

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Vanderbilt’s LAPOP survey provides new insights on insecurities and democracy in the Americas

Nov. 25, 2014—Crime and violence are increasingly worrying citizens in the Americas, according to new data released by Vanderbilt's LAPOP center.

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Victims of crime, corruption more likely to emigrate from Central America

Feb. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt's LAPOP researchers say people who have been asked to pay a bribe or been the victim of a crime are more likely to leave their Central America homeland seeking a new life.

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