Latin America Already Knows How Trump’s Reelection Bid Will Play Out

Latin America Already Knows How Trump’s Reelection Bid Will Play Out
Former President Donald Trump arrives to speak at Mar-a-lago on Election Day, in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 8, 2022 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).

Whether driven by the desire to secure his legacy, avoid prosecution or stroke his ego, Donald Trump’s reelection bid is a move that will be familiar to observers in Latin America, where ex-presidents often seek a return to office. The lesson from these campaigns is clear: They seldom end well and often undermine democracy.

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