¿El ocaso del populismo?

LA PAZ – Las crecientes dificultades que atraviesan Venezuela y Argentina exhiben al populismo latinoamericano en su punto más bajo desde que se consolidó a comienzos del siglo. El venezolano Nicolás Maduro no sábe cómo enfrentar un descontento político y social que crece con el deterioro de la economía. Y Cristina Kirchner está ante el dilema de aceptar un fallo de la justicia de Nueva York que lo obliga a pagar su deuda con “fondos buitre“ o aislarse internacionalmente con un nuevo default en un contexto de alta presión inflacionaria.

En Venezuela el desabastecimiento se extiende y no cesan los disturbios en los que ya han muerto 43 personas. Y por primera vez el oficialismo chavista ventila en público sus conflictos internos.

En cuanto a la Argentina, si Kirchner decidiera cumplir el fallo, drenaría las reservas monetarias del país menguadas por años de despilfarro.

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