Daniel Zovatto #Forum2000online

May 26, 2020

Latin America is approaching half a million cases of infected and the worst is yet to come. All the elections planned for the second quarter were postponed to the second half of the year, including two presidential elections. We can also expect a dramatic drop in economy and increase of poverty, inequality and unemployment. Moreover, China is strengthening its position in the region, filling up the vacuum left by the Trump’s pullback, says Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the International IDEA, Argentina.

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This video was recorded on May 14, 2020.