February 20, 2013

Why Latin America's Leftists Keep Winning

Seumas Milne, The Guardian

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Not only have leaders from Ecuador to Venezuela delivered huge social gains -- they keep winning elections too.

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TAGGED: Latin America, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, Rafael Correa, Ecuador


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