The Konrad Adenauer Foundation presented the seventh annual report of the Democratic Development Index for Latin America -2008.
As in previous years, the exciting challenge of observing, monitoring and evaluating the behavior of Governments and societies in the region regarding the democratic development dimensions once again presents a region that far from showing a group of countries in a coherent and convergent march towards development, instead reflecting a complex and assorted variety of situations.
Ten of eighteen countries that were evaluated had their situation change for the worse and only three relatively small countries have maintained a high rate of democratic development throughout these seven years.
The region clearly expresses the contradictions of a dynamic and complex world marked by a significant wave of globalization that is driving market growth at a consumption rate of 30% of the global population made up by only two countries with the highest concentration of inhabitants: China and India.
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