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2006-07-07 12:25:00

The advance of Latin America's left abruptly stopped at the door of the United States with the election of a conservative president in Mexico, but Washington could still have trouble reestablishing its influence in the continent.

2006-06-05 15:01:53

By Alistair Scrutton LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - If Alan Garcia's pledges are to be believed, his victory in Peru may signal that pragmatic social democracy is making more inroads in Latin America than headline-grabbing anti-U.S. populism in Venezuela and Bolivia.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.