Welcome to “Number of the Week,” where we choose a single figure that helps understand what is going on in Brazil and Latin America. This week’s number explains what to look out for ahead of the region’s electoral “Super Sunday”:
- head to the polls
On April 11, three Andean countries will head to the polls. Citizens from Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia will elect candidates at the presidential, congressional, and municipal levels. While political conditions differ between the countries, there are similar elements uniting the three electoral cycles — namely voter distrust and...