Who is competing for power in 2018

To highlight some of the most important points to watch: in Central America, Costa Rica will see an unpredictable poll in February. A series of corruption scandals have come to light, leaving voters jaded and disillusioned with their rulers. The disillusionment continues in El Salvador, which will elect a new legislature and new mayors in March. Here the disenchantment is more about the current government’s perceived failure to tackle persistently high homicide rates.

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