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Colombia after uribe

Abstract:

Often thought of as a "nascent" democracy, Colombia actually has longstanding democratic institutions, the effectiveness of which was highlighted by the Constitutional Court's 26 February 2010 decision to reject a proposed referendum meant to allow President Alvaro Uribe to run for a third consecutive term. Without institutions such as the Constitutional Court, the populist push for a referendum that would have threatened the separation of powers and evinced scant respect for law would have p...

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Journal:
Journal of Democracy
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
137-151
Publication date:
2011-01-05
EISSN:
1086-3214
ISSN:
1045-5736
URN:
uuid:cf76dd0e-0d87-4418-8ac2-d244428970e5
Source identifiers:
302550
Local pid:
pubs:302550
Language:
English

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