The year 2018 could bring major transformations to Latin America. Seven states – among them Latin America’s three most populous countries: Colombia, Brazil and Mexico – will hold elections that year. Many Latin Americans, disillusioned with traditional political parties amid corruption scandals, economic woes and unremitting violence, yearn for change. The Economist Intelligence Unit provides a useful picture of Latin America’s upcoming electoral battles that stresses the uncertainties surrounding the region’s future.
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