Latin America: The Region without Catalonia

  title={Latin America: The Region without Catalonia},
  author={Tomasz Rudowski and Piotr Sieniawski},
  journal={International Studies: Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal},
The aim of this article is to analyse the issue of “weak separatism” in Latin America as well as to give an answer to the question why there are no significant separatist movements in this region. The authors provide the definitions of separatism and secessionism as well as an explanation of these phenomena. Moreover, they present an overview of historical and contemporary separatist movements in Latin America. Based on Horowitz’s theory of ethnic separatism, the authors attempt to analyse the… 

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