Out of dictatorships and authoritarian regimes that have marked them deeply between the 1960s and the 1980s, a large number of South American countries have seen the emergence of democratization processes based on policies often described as right-wing.
This economic-political model ran out of steam at the end of the 1990s. The sub-continent sees the arrival in power of new political elites, mostly from social movements born in the previous period.
However, from 2010, in a context of retraction of the global economy, these projects seem threatened by their internal limits. In this context, this "left cycle" seems to be coming to an end - or at least in the face of a blockade - with the advancement of the right wings within these left-wing governments.
In this dossier, we will try to analyze the specific dynamics of this ongoing process in the subcontinent.