Latin America Weekly

🌊 A sobering moment for the new pink tide

Hello, and welcome to the Latin America Weekly newsletter! In this issue: challenges for the region’s new “pink tide.” A Russian passport scandal in Uruguay. And the dangers for environmental activists.

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Latin America’s new “pink tide” will not be like its first one

Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, Néstor Kirchner of Argentina, and Brazil's Lula were part of the original Pink Tide Photo: Ricardo Stuckert/ABr
Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, Néstor Kirchner of Argentina, and Brazil’s Lula were part of the original “Pink Tide.” Photo: Ricardo Stuckert/ABr

A tighter-than-expected first-round lead for Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brazil’s presidential race was another sign that the new wave of left-leaning governments in Latin America...

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