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AmericasBarometer Insights Series

The Insights Series provides short, pithy analysis of key, policy relevant data gathered by the AmericasBarometer. Normally released every two weeks, the studies are written mainly by LAPOP scholars and graduate students. These reports are used by journalists, policy makers and scholars world-wide. Subscription is free and available by emailing your name to

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ITB019: Amid Brazil’s Protests, a Troubling Surge in Support for Military Intervention

Author: Russo, Guilherme
Released: March 23, 2015
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IO912: What Do Nicaraguans Think of President Ortega’s Interoceanic Canal?

Author: Coleman, Kenneth
Released: March 17, 2015
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ITB018: Amid Low Evaluations of Maduro’s Performance, Tolerance of Regime Critics Grows in Venezuela  

Authors: Rodríguez, Mariana; Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: March 2, 2015
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ITB017: Response to Argentine Prosecutor’s Death Highlights Polarization and Mistrust of Institutions

Author: Moseley, Mason
Released: February 16, 2015
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ITB016: Those with Darker Skin Report Slower Police Response

Authors: Cohen, Mollie; Zechmeister, Elizabeth; Seligson, Mitchell
Released: February 9, 2015
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IO911: Political Culture in Costa Rica:   Long‐ term slide continues in attitudes favoring stable democracy

Authors: Alfaro-Redondo, Ronald; Vargas-Cullell, Jorge; Seligson, Mitchell
Released: January 27, 2015
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IO910: Public Health Services Use in Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Stewart, Emily
Released: January 12, 2015
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IO909: Political Tolerance Declines in Panama

Author: Pérez, Orlando J.
Released: December 22, 2014
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IO908: The Political Culture of Democracy in the Americas, 2014: Democratic Governance across 10 Years of the AmericasBarometer - Executive Summary

Author: Zechmeister, Elizabeth
Released: December 15, 2014
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ITB015: Frente Amplio to Govern Uruguay for the Third Time with the Challenge of Sustaining Economic Growth and Combating Insecurity

Author: Boidi, María Fernanda
Released: December 11, 2014
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