What was the beginning of the year like for the presidents of the region?

5 April, 2024

Welcome to a new edition of “Image of Power”, the Legislative Directory’s monitor of presidential approval in Latin America.  2023 ended with presidential replacements, such as Daniel Noboa in Ecuador and Javier Milei in Argentina, who have already completed their first 100 days in office, and 2024 began with the reelection of Nayib Bukele in … What was the beginning of the year like for the presidents of the region? Read More ⇢


We strengthen democracy by ensuring that institutions and the design of public policies are transparent, accountable, effective, accessible and inclusive.

Who are our lawmakers and how do they represent us?
A tool from Directorio Legislativo with information on who makes up Latin America’s legislatures and how they work.

DL-led initiative that compiles, cross-checks and makes available information on PEPs, beneficial ownership, public procurement and extractive sector licenses to tackle corruption at the global scale.

A consortium of international organizations that provides technical support and assistance to legislatures pursuing Open Parliament principles and policies.


Civic Space in Latin America

CSG tracks regulations that pose a threat to civic space in Latin America. Data shows restrictions on civil society are on the rise, even in historically tolerant countries.

Civic rights and freedoms at risk from regulations


We develop stakeholder, scenario and conflict mapping, and undertake comparative analysis of regulatory trends and legislation.
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Based on real-time monitoring of governments and legislative branches, international organizations and other relevant actors in Latin America and the Caribbean, we produce regular updated analyses of public policy throughout the region.

About the Directory of Legislators

The Directory of Legislators – from which our organization takes its name – is an initiative started in Argentina in 2000 with the goal of improving public understanding of Congress, its members and the lawmaking process. In recent years we have expanded it to other countries in the region including Mexico and Colombia.
This is the story of how the publication came about.

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