Will the Anti-Incumbency Wave Reach Argentina and Guatemala?


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What’s the mood on the ground in Guatemala and Argentina, both of which hold presidential elections this year? Given voter dissatisfaction, will they follow the regional trend of backing the other side and bucking the status quo? Universidad del Valle de Guatemala’s Marielos Chang tells AS/COA’s Carin Zissis why voters in the Central American country are frustrated by corruption and a dizzying array of political parties. Meanwhile, Cefeidas Group’s Juan Cruz Díaz talks with AS/COA’s Luisa Leme about what to watch in the race for the Casa Rosada and why runaway inflation will play a role in the outcome.

For more on this year's Latin American elections, visit our guide: www.as-coa.org/2023

The music in this podcast is:
Descarga Gandinga, Mondongo y Sandunga” performed by Uzzo Ismael
Admonición” performed by Fátima Abramo and Asunción Cantero

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