Daniel McCurdy, is a Research and Outreach Intern with CEPR. During his time in college, Daniel served as the office coordinator for a Bolivian environmental conservation organization in the Amazon. He also worked as teacher and interpreter at the Instituto Central Do Povo, a Brazilian NGO providing day-care and remedial schooling services for underprivileged children in an impoverished community based in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. Daniel studied Economics and Finance and graduated from Guilford College in 2010.
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Friday, December 23, 2011
The US Double Standard on Elections in Latin America and the Caribbean
The U.S. government has a puzzling approach to elections in the hemisphere. Back in November 2009, the State Department considered that elections held under Honduras’s brutal coup regime were “free and fair,” despite widespread press censorship and the imposition of martial law during much of the electoral campaign. Then, in November 2010, the U.S.