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Generals remain ultimate power brokers in Latin America

Good morning! We’re covering the aftermath of Lula being released from prison. Evo Morales’s resignation shows how much civilian leaders can’t survive without the backing of generals in Latin America. (This newsletter is for platinum and gold subscribers only. Become one now!)

A dangerous game

Evo Morales resigned as president of Bolivia after almost 14 years in power. The move caps three weeks of tension, following a contested presidential election. Mr. Morales had won a fourth consecutive term at the polls, but accusations of fraud piled up—confirmed by the Organization of American States on Sunday. 

Cornered, the...

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