The political pendulum is shifting in Latin America.
A few years ago, most of the countries in the region replaced liberal left leaning governments with conservative right wing office holders. But discontent with the economy, inequality and the way the COVID-19 pandemic was handled is bringing change again.
CGTN’s Paulo Cabral reports from Sao Paulo.
- Alejandro Velasco is an associate professor of history at New York University.
- Arthur Estopinan is the president of The Estopinan Group, a political consultancy company.
- Lucas Koerner is a political analyst and editor for Venezuelanalysis.com.
- Gustavo Ribeiro is the founder of The Brazilian Report.
NEW: Pedro Castillo is just one example of how Latin America’s leftists are turning conservative on issues like “gender equality, abortion access, LGBTQ rights, immigration, and the environment,” write @pol_ange & @WillGFreeman for AQ https://t.co/r4ML2BD6MY
— Brian Winter (@BrazilBrian) June 23, 2021
— Reuters (@Reuters) June 21, 2021