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Resurgent Democracy in Latin America-Rhetoric and Reality

Resurgent Democracy in Latin America-Rhetoric and Reality

Rhetoric and Reality Edward S Herman James Petras The Reagan administration's policy is operating on four tracks in Latin America. In Central America where there is a mobilised population pressing for democracy and structural change, Washington has opted for the 'terror-with-demonstration elections' formula, attempting to destroy the social movements and then promote (and publicise) elections among local loyalists that will ratify the status quo.

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