Communicating External Voting Rights to Diaspora Communities. Challenges and Opportunities in the Cases of El Salvador and Costa Rica / Comunicando los derechos de votación en el extranjero a las diásporas. Los casos de El Salvador y Costa Rica

Vanessa Bravo

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Abstract. This paper fills a gap in the literature of international public relations by exploring the challenges that home governments face when trying to convey information about newly established political rights to diaspora communities located in host countries. It does so by analyzing the cases of El Salvador and Costa Rica, two Central American countries that will offer external voting rights (absentee vote) to their citizens, for the first time, in the national elections of 2014.

Resumen. Esta investigación explora los retos que los gobiernos nacionales enfrentan cuando tratan de comunicar información sobre los derechos de voto en el extranjero a sus diásporas en países huéspedes. Esta investigación analiza los casos de El Salvador y Costa Rica, dos países de Centroamérica que empezarán a ofrecer el derecho al voto en el extranjero a sus ciudadanos, por primera vez, en las elecciones del 2014.


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