Differences within the ruling bloc delay the reform of the Law of Access to Public Information

El Salvador Impact | Negative Civicus rating| Obstructed On February 2, the plenary of the Legislative Assembly returned to committee the controversial bill that allowed public and informal information to be classified as reserved. According to local media reports, the possible political costs of the reform could have generated tensions within the ruling bloc, which […]

The ruling party will promote a bill to limit civil society access to international funding

Venezuela Impact | Negative Probability | High Civicus Rating | Repressed The publication in early March of the Legislative Plan of the National Assembly for 2021 heralded the reappearance of a long-circulating bill in the national government: the regulation and control of access to international funding by domestic civil society organizations.  Already in 2006, 2010 […]