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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
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'