Latin America: High Expectations or Reality?
On 27 November 2019, the Valdai Discussion Club hosted an expert discussion on crises and protests in Latin America. According to Oleg Barabanov, programme director of the club and moderator of the discussion, some have begun to compare these events with the "Arab spring". But how valid is such a comparison? What are the reasons for the protests? What social processes are they caused by? How should external forces react? The experts discussed these and other issues.