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Democracy in Latin America: The Way Forward

Former Brazilian President Fernando Cardoso. He is a renowned sociologist who served as Brazil's president from 1995 to 2003. He examined the challenges that face Latin American democracies today, such as the rise of populism, effects of globalization and the emergence of a new left. Cardoso, who was born in Rio de Janeiro, received his doctorate in political science from the University of Sao Paulo.