The fate of democracy in Latin America

The fate of democracy in Latin America

Democracy in Latin America has fallen on hard times in recent years, and on Sunday it took a modest step forward in Venezuela and a potentially significant setback in Argentina.

There are many ruins in a nation, the saying goes, and Argentines seem determined to prove it. Peronist Economy Minister Sergio Massa led Argentina’s presidential election on Sunday with 37% of the vote, despite an economy in ruins.

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