The Heat: Latin America turning to the left

Latin America

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.

To discuss:

  • 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
  • Gustavo Ribeiro is the founder of The Brazilian Report.

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