The Rise of the Pink Tide in Latin America

Lula da SIlva at a political rally in Brazil While the political balance between progressive and reactionary states south of the Rio Grande continues to tip to the left, even the corporate press pronounced Biden’s June Summit of the Americas meeting in Los Angeles a flop. Most recently, Colombia elected its first left-leaning president, following …

Left Historic Pact coalition wins Colombian presidential elections

Gustavo Petro, centre, newly elected leftwing president of Colombia, celebrates his victory in Bogotá on Sunday 19 June 2022 © Daniel Munoz/AFP/Getty Images The victory of the Historic Pact is expected to bring an end to decades of conservative and neoliberal politics which have dominated the country. The left-wing Historic Pact coalition led by Gustavo …