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Crime casts pall on Central America’s Northern Triangle

Oct. 3, 2017—LAPOP research shows that crime prevalence impacts economic progress in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

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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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Democracy threatened in Latin America and Caribbean, new data shows

Sep. 20, 2017—New data about the state of Latin America will be presented at a news conference in Miami

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Celebration honors 11 endowed chair holders

May. 2, 2017—The extraordinary academic achievements of 11 faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized during a celebration April 27 at the Student Life Center.

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Venezuelans oppose closing the legislature in government standoff

Apr. 7, 2017—A new survey in Venezuela shows that the public objects to efforts to curb the legislature's power.

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TIP SHEET: Zechmeister can comment on terrorism and the election

Sep. 23, 2016—Liz Zechmeister of Vanderbilt University is available to comment on the effect of terrorism on the presidential election.

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Experts on mass shootings, guns in America, and political perceptions after terrorism

Jun. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt University's Jonathan Metzl, a mental health and mass shootings expert, and Liz Zechmeister, who studies perceptions of political leaders after terrorism, shed light on the Orlando mass shooting.

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Pilot programs launch to enhance the residential experience

Sep. 25, 2015—Four pilot projects launched this fall to apply successful co-curricular programming from the College Halls environment to other parts of campus.

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VU Inside: The Latin American Public Opinion Project

Jul. 9, 2015—The AmericasBarometer survey is the only scientifically rigorous comparative survey that covers all of North, Central, and South America, as well as a significant number of countries in the Caribbean.

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Venezuelans down on president, tolerant of his detractors

Mar. 3, 2015—A poll taken by the Latin American Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University has bad news for Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro.

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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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U.S. aid to Central America is successfully combatting crime and violence: LAPOP study

Oct. 30, 2014—Aid programs sponsored by the United States are effective in lowering crime in Central America, according to a Vanderbilt study.

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