Paraguay

Paraguay Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Paraguay is a country located in the region of South America. The Conservative Colorado Party returned to power in Paraguay in 2013, after a five-year hiatus. Otherwise, the party has ruled the country since the 1940s. However, it is characterized by internal strife. Mario Abdo Benítez […]

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Panama

Panama Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Panama is a country located in the region of North America. The 2019 election led to the long-dominant center-left Revolutionary Democratic Party (PRD) retaking the presidential power in Panama, after ten years in opposition. But that was far from the walk-on victory that had been predicted: […]

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Nicaragua

Nicaragua Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Nicaragua is a country located in the region of North America. The Socialist Party FSLN has governed Nicaragua since 2007, with former Revolutionary leader Daniel Ortega as president. But criticism has gradually increased against his increasingly authoritarian rule. Protests that erupted in 2018 were mainly harmed […]

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Nauru

Nauru Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Nauru is a country located in the region of Micronesia. Nauru was ruled between July 2013 and August 2019 by President Baron Waqa and his government. Over the years, it received increasingly harsh criticism from the opposition and the outside world for how asylum seekers in […]

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Micronesia

Micronesia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Micronesia is a country located in the region of Micronesia. The Micronesian Federation is governed by President David W. Panuelo and his federal government. However, the four state governments have a great influence on politics. The most important political issues are how the country can reduce […]

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Mexico

Mexico Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Mexico is a country located in the region of North America. Mexico has for the first time since December 2018 a marked left-wing president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and the Congress is also dominated by left-wing parties. López Obrador has promised profound changes, which enthusiasm for […]

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Jamaica

Jamaica Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Jamaica is a country located in the region of North America. In practice, Jamaica has a two-party system with two parties replacing each other in office. The right-wing Jamaica Workers’ Party (JLP) returned to power in 2016, after four years in opposition. New Prime Minister Andrew […]

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Honduras

Honduras Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Honduras is a country located in the region of North America. The right-wing Nationalist Party has ruled Honduras since 2010 and the president since 2014 is Juan Orlando Hernández. The military has continued to influence politics, despite the fact that it has been over 30 years […]

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Haiti

Haiti Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Haiti is a country located in the region of North America. Haiti seems to be in a constant crisis. A political vacuum that emerged in the fall of 2015 seemed to have its solution in early 2017, when President Jovenel Moïse was elected president. But large […]

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Guyana

Guyana Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Guyana is a country located in the region of South America. The Indian-dominated party PPP-C ruled Guyana for over two decades after democracy was consolidated. In a very even election in 2015, an alliance dominated by Afro-Guyanans won and David Granger became president. The government lost […]

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Guatemala

Guatemala Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Guatemala is a country located in the region of North America. Guatemala has been governed since January 2020 by the right-wing president Alejandro Giammattei, a former doctor and prison chief who has held three previous presidential elections but never held any political office. He has promised […]

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Grenada

Grenada Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Grenada is a country located in the region of North America. In the 2013 election, the New National Party (NNP) regained power after nearly five years in opposition. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell was successful in his intention to address Grenada’s financial problems. But he did not […]

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Fiji

Fiji Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Fiji is a country located in the region of Melanesia. Fiji’s domestic policy is characterized by contradictions between the country’s two major ethnic groups: Fiji and Indian. Tensions have led to four military coups since the 1980s. In the latest, in 2006, then-Army Chief Frank Bainimarama […]

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Ecuador

Ecuador Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Ecuador is a country located in the region of South America. Former Vice President Lenín Moreno won the 2017 presidential election, by barely a margin. He was a hand-picked successor to the leftist Rafael Correa who ruled Ecuador for a decade, longer than any other president. […]

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Dominica

Dominica Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Dominica is a country located in the region of North America. The Social Democratic Labor Party has been in power since 2000 and won four parliamentary elections in a row, but the margin of opposition has decreased. High unemployment, crime and poverty are important political issues. […]

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Cuba

Cuba Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Cuba is a country located in the region of North America. When General Raúl Castro succeeded his older brother Fidel in 2008 as head of state, a gradual unlocking of the state-controlled economy began, but the economic reforms were not accompanied by any political opening. The […]

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Costa Rica is a country located in the region of North America. The bipartisan system that practically prevailed in Costa Rica for decades was broken in 2014, when the presidential election was won by the center-left Party Citizens Action (PAC). Despite quite dissatisfaction with the government, […]

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Colombia

Colombia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Colombia is a country located in the region of South America. Colombia has been governed since August 2018 by Iván Duque, who represents the right-wing Democratic Center (CD). Duque went to the election with a promise to tear down parts of the peace agreement that Representative […]

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Chile

Chile Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Chile is a country located in the region of South America. Sebastián Piñera returned in March 2018 as head of state and government in Chile, after four years in opposition. Piñera and the right block thus took over for the second time in a row after […]

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Canada

Canada Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Canada is a country located in the region of North America. The 2015 parliamentary elections led to a shift in power, when the Liberal Party won its own majority in the lower house. New Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s open leadership style and progressive appearance were, for […]

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Brazil

Brazil Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Brazil is a country located in the region of South America. The Labor Party that ruled Brazil for 14 years lost power in 2016, since the opposition dismissed the president. Former Vice President Michel Temer of the Middle Right Party MDB took over the helm of […]

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Belize

Belize Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Belize is a country located in the region of North America. In November 2015, the ruling Conservative United Democratic Party (UDP) won its third straight election in Belize. Prime Minister Dean Barrow wanted to take advantage of a favorable opinion and the country’s strong economic growth, […]

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Barbados

Barbados Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Barbados is a country located in the region of North America. The Democratic Workers’ Party (DLP) has been ruling Barbados since 2008. The party managed to retain the government’s power in the 2013 elections by a marginal margin. In the February 2013 parliamentary elections, DLP won […]

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Bahamas

Bahamas Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Bahamas is a country located in the region of North America. In practice, the Bahamas has a two-party system. The left-liberal PLP ruled in May 2017, when the more right-wing FNM returned to office after five years in opposition. The FNM leader and physician Hubert Minnis […]

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Australia

Australia Public Policy

Current policy According to the geography dictionary of Digopaul, Australia is a country located in the region of Australasia. A Conservative government with the Liberal Party and the National Party has ruled Australia since 2013. During the period, the Prime Minister has been replaced twice in internal partisans – something that has become increasingly common […]

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