Analysis: Argentina and Mexico strengthen alliance, seeking to lead Latin America

The two left-wing leaders' domestic issues, which have caused their approval ratings to plunge during the coronavirus pandemic, do not seem to be hindering their plans.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The void left by Brazil, which gave up its regional leadership mainly under the government of Jair Bolsonaro, is making room for the rise of new players in Latin America.

Two presidents are looking to coordinate in order to fill this role, Alberto Fernández and Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a goal that became clear during the Argentine president's visit to Mexico this week. The two left-wing leaders' domestic issues, which have caused their approval ratings to plunge during the coronavirus pandemic, do not seem to be hindering their plans. However, assuming . . .

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