Explainer: Presidential Reelection in Ecuador and Bolivia | AS/COA

With electoral sea changes in Argentina and Venezuela, will the pink tide’s ebb extend to these two Andean countries? In November, voters unseated kirchnerismo in Argentina with the election of President Mauricio Macri. The next month, Venezuelan electors dealt chavismo a blow by handing the opposition coalition a supermajority in the legislature. The electoral sea changes have observers asking if South America’s so-called pink tide of left-leaning politics is ebbing.

Source: Explainer: Presidential Reelection in Ecuador and Bolivia | AS/COA

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