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Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service reports that the leaders of 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries took part in a virtual summit against inflation, on April 5, called by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO).

Lula da Silva and Alberto Fernández

The governments of Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva have officially rejoined the Union of South American Nations, reports Peoples Dispatch/Globetrotter News Service.

Lula da Silva with Indigenous leaders at COP27. Photo: Ricardo Stuckert @LulaOficial/Twitter

Pablo Stefanoni, editor of the progressive Latin American magazine Nueva Sociedad discusses the situation in South America after the left’s victory in Brazil.

Fora Bolsonaro

The stronger-than-expected showing for far-right president Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil's first round election has caused much consternation among the Latin American left. Venezuelan socialist Stalin Perez Borges discusses the situation.