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Anti-U.S. factions replacing old regimes across Latin America

Their names are instantly recognizable as some of Latin America’s long-time ruling political parties. Yet these days, they control no presidential palaces, no legislatures. Across Latin America, voters are shunning traditional ruling parties that brought too little progress and too much corruption, and backing new factions that analysts fear may only add to the region’s instability. Venezuela’s once-ruling COPEI, which held 58 congress seats in 1988, now holds six. Peru’s APRA had 107 seats in 1985, and 28 today. And Uruguay, dominated by only two parties for most of the 20th century, is now ruled by a coalition of leftist parties that never held power before.Full Story

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