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.
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.
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.
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.
Mar. 31, 2015—Nearly 60 percent of Uruguayans disapprove of their governments move to take over the marijuana market, according to a LAPOP survey.
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.
Mar. 3, 2015—A poll taken by the Latin American Opinion Project at Vanderbilt University has bad news for Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro.
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.
Nov. 25, 2014—Crime and violence are increasingly worrying citizens in the Americas, according to new data released by Vanderbilt's LAPOP center.
Oct. 30, 2014—Aid programs sponsored by the United States are effective in lowering crime in Central America, according to a Vanderbilt study.
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.