Latin America’s tumultuous year turns expectations on their head

2020 could bring another year of turmoil for Latin America after the dramatic events of 2019 from the Caribbean to Chile

Celso Amorim joined Brazil’s foreign service nearly six decades ago and rose all the way to its top but even he struggles to recall a Latin American year like 2019.

“Like this? Never before,” Brazil’s former foreign minister said of the tumultuous 12 months that have seen social and political upheaval rattle the region, from Buenos Aires to Bogotá.

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