Intriguing trio: public perceptions of Milei, Lula, and Petro

14 May, 2024

In this edition of Image of Power we take a look at an intriguing trio, made up of Javier Milei (Argentina), Lula da Silva (Brazil) and Gustavo Petro (Colombia), to see what happens with citizen support in the face of the particular circumstances that each country is going through in economic terms, in its congresses and, also, in the streets. Javier Milei’s popularity … Intriguing trio: public perceptions of Milei, Lula, and Petro Read More ⇢


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