• Bolívar's Botched Bequest

    1 day ago - By Foreign Affairs

    The Venezuelan revolutionary Simon Bolívar has a remarkably elastic legacy. Ever since his death in 1830, Latin American politicians across the political spectrum have claimed to be his rightful heir. What Bolívar left behind, it turns out, was less a coherent set of ideas than an abstract vision of Latin American unity - a vision that remains impossible today.
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