The Heat: Latin America turning to the right

The Heat

During the first years of this century, Latin America was dominated by left-wing governments. It was the so-called ‘pink tide’ – when 3/4 of South America’s population were led by leftist presidents.

But the tide has since turned – with conservative and right-wing candidates winning election in several countries.

CGTN’s Paulo Cabral has this report from Sao Paulo.

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To discuss:

  • Alejandro Velasco is an associate professor at the New York University and a Historian of modern Latin America.
  • Brian Winter is the Editor-in-Chief of Americas Quarterly and a Latin America Political Analyst.
  • Lucas Koerner is a political analyst and editor for
  • Rodrigo Constantino is an economist and Author.

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