Latin America Weekly

The Chilean way, pink tide reminiscence, border issues

Hello and welcome back to the Latin America Weekly newsletter! In this issue: the Chilean election hangs in the balance, but change is certain. Lula and Kirchner hold a joint rally in Buenos Aires. Covid concerns amid land border reopenings. 

The end of the ‘Chilean way’

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“Public education is everyone’s fight,” reads banner in front of university building in Santiago. Photo: Gonzagon/Shutterstock

SANTIAGO — Chile heads to the polls on Sunday for an increasingly unpredictable presidential runoff election. But there is one near-sure thing: whoever wins the vote — left-wing Gabriel Boric or far-right José Antonio Kast — will begin veering Chile from the economic model it has had in place since the 1970s and 1980s, when former...

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