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What Macri’s Exit Would Mean for Latin America’s “Moderate Right”

October 07, 2019

"Macri is absolutely inspiring," a visibly excited João Doria, then mayor of São Paulo, beamed during a visit to Buenos Aires in September 2017. A month later, Mauricio Macri’s coalition went on to win a resounding victory in congressional elections, winning the capital and 13 out of 23 provinces. This seemingly confirmed that moderate, center-right leaders of a certain stripe were ascendant not just in Argentina, but in much of Latin America.

Doria, who is now...

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