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Guatemala leads Americas in condoning violence against unfaithful wives

Oct. 7, 2015—A majority of Guatemalans believe it is understandable, and sometimes even acceptable, for women who cheat on their husbands to be subjected to violence in return, the results of a new survey indicate.

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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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People living in less affluent regions are more environmentally friendly in Latin America, Caribbean

Jul. 6, 2015—More people than surveyors expected think protection of the environment should be a priority in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Age is decisive factor when it comes to supporting same-sex marriage: LAPOP

Jun. 2, 2015—Lawmakers in the Americas hew close to voters' preferences when it comes to same-sex marriage, according to a new study from Vanderbilt's LAPOP opinion project.

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Free trade deals favored in Ecuador: LAPOP

May. 26, 2015—More than half the population of Ecuador believe that free trade agreements are a good thing for the country, according to a LAPOP study from Vanderbilt.

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Uruguayans skeptical as government takes control of marijuana market

Mar. 31, 2015—Nearly 60 percent of Uruguayans disapprove of their governments move to take over the marijuana market, according to a LAPOP survey.

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Nearly half of Brazilians support coup if corruption is high: LAPOP

Mar. 25, 2015—A survey in Brazil by Vanderbilt's LAPOP project shows that the public there is open to a military coup in times of high government corruption.

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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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Polarization over president high in Argentina: LAPOP

Feb. 18, 2015—A poll by the Latin American Opinion Project shows that Argentines have responded to the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman with anger and resignation.

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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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Seligson: People want legislatures to listen to them

Jul. 29, 2014—Centennial Professor of Political Science Mitchell Seligson gave the keynote address at the First Inter-American Meeting of the Presidents of the Legislatures of the Americas held in Peru.

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