3 Latin American elections in 2022 and how they could change or strengthen the region’s politics

3 Latin American elections in 2022 and how they could change or strengthen the region's politics
  • gerardo licardi
  • bbc news world

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Preparing for the presidential election in Colombia in May; The election, along with Brazil, will be decisive in determining the course of the left on the continent.

In the early years of the 21st century, re-election of incumbent presidents was a common practice in Latin America, both among left-wing and right-wing leaders.

but soon Boom Raw materials (main commodities exported by the continent), deep economic problems arose, corruption scandals emerged and social unrest increased (manifested in various waves of protests), all of which were deepened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Then, Latin American electoral trends changed: it became voting against Establishment And give space to the opposition.

In 11 of the 12 presidential elections held in Latin America since 2019, the majority vote was to convert the party to power.

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