A graffiti that reads "President Petro" is seen the morning after the second round of the presidential election, in Bogota, Colombia June 20, 2022.
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Latin America has struggled to generate sustained long-term economic growth since the rebuilding of democracy in the 1980s. Limited political continuity is partly to blame. Successive governments lurched from right to left, with each new regime undoing the economic progress of its predecessor.

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