Latin America Weekly

The future for Argentina and Chile, China fears, and Frida Kahlo

Hello, and welcome to the Latin America Weekly newsletter! In this issue: What happens in Argentina following the midterm elections; Frida breaks records; Chile in NATO v. China feud; and protests in Cuba.

Midterms done, Argentina turns to IMF debt

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Vice President and former President Cristina Kirchner lost power over the Senate after the midterms. Photo: Marisol Cecilia Meza/Shutterstock

The results of Argentina’s midterm elections on Sunday did not come as a surprise, but their consequences will still be significant. The opposition’s comfortable win nationwide over the ruling center-left coalition will put an end to Peronism’s dominance over the Senate for the first time in Argentina’s democratic history.

The results. The center-right Juntos coalition took 42 percent of the...

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