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Latin America Needs to Protect Itself From the Virus of Populism

May 19, 2020

BOGOTÁ – It’s often said that everything comes late to Latin America, but when things arrive they do so with a vengeance Over the years that’s been true enough for cultural shifts, political trends and even economic crises It also seems to be the case with COVID-19 After passing through China, Europe and the United States, the coronavirus has its sight set south of the Rio Grande The problem, as the New York Times recently suggested, is that Latin America’s options for dealing with the crisis are more limited than those of many of its global counterparts The region’s first...

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