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Latin America in pandemic, disenchanted with its governments and democracy – survey

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Covid-19 health crisis has aggravated the low levels of support for democracy and the disenchantment with governments that most Latin American citizens displayed before the pandemic, according to the Latinobarómetro survey released on Thursday (7).

"The situation was very serious before the pandemic, but this has been exacerbated," said Marta Lagos, director and founder of Latinobarómetro, a survey on the political climate and democracy in the region.

According to the survey, conducted in 18 Latin American countries, support for democratic regimes peaked in 2010, at 63%, after which it began a decade . . .

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