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The Death of the Latin American Left – New York Times

Date: Mar 23, 2016

The Latin American left has had a miserable few months. In Argentina, Venezuela and Bolivia, it was decisively defeated in three different kinds of elections. The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, most likely seeing the trends around him, decided to abandon his attempts to remain in power. In Chile, corruption scandals are tightening around previously respected leaders. Most recently, the web of graft has caught one of the most revered figures among Latin America’s 21st-century leftists: the former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The “pink tide” is ebbing. Why has this happened now? And what can the left learn as it recedes from power? Read more>>