Friday, August 24, 2007

the new improved Latin America

Everyone has heard of Hugo Chavez but no one is talking about Tabare Vasquez, the current leftist president of Uruguay.

Is it that his is a sort of bourgeois leftism, a spin-off of Brazil's Lula in the form of a retired oncologist, in contrast to Bolivia's Evo Morales, the spin-off of Chavez's proud indigenous Bolivarian populism?


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