Christopher Martínez / Mariana Llanos / Raymond Tatalovich

Impeaching the President: Mapping the Political Landscape in the House of Representatives

Congress and the Presidency | 2021


  • Ass. Prof. Dr. Christopher Martínez

    Temuco Catholic University



    Prof. Dr. Raymond Tatalovich

    Loyola University of Chicago


    GIGA Focus Latin America | 4/2021

    The Political Limits of Presidential Impeachment: Lessons from Latin America

    In presidential democracies, impeachment proceedings are an important mechanism for controlling executive powers. GIGA expert Prof. Mariana Llanos and Prof. Leiv Marsteintredet show in the GIGA Focus that impeachment proceedings can, however, also open the door to party-political interests and opportunism.

    Prof. Dr. Mariana Llanos

    Lead Research Fellow

    Prof. Dr. Leiv Marsteintredet

    Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen

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