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Why Latin America's Bet on Local Government Is Ambitious – and Risky

January 13, 2020

This article is adapted from AQ's special report on Latin America's armed forces.

A silent trend, capable of radically shaping policy and business over the long run, is taking hold in Latin America: Several countries are adopting ambitious measures to further decentralize their governments.

Under the slogan “More Brazil, less Brasília,” the Brazilian Congress is debating a constitutional amendment for a new “federative pact” focusing on fiscal...

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