Guogis, Arvydas
December 2009
Bridges / Tiltai;2009, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p103
Academic Journal
Latin America is remaining in Lithuania as a very little known region from scientific and societal side. There are not known its economic and social indicators, there are not evaluated its development models and tendencies. The author of the article seeks to reveal Latin American economical, social and political trends of development after World War II, paying special attention to the last 30 years of development, when after defeat of neo-liberal trend of development, on the threshold of the ages in many Latun American countries the left political forces have achieved the victories, and the very first their years of rule already have provided good economical and social results. Is left, in fact - social-democratic alternative able to maintain high economical growth rates, diminish social inequality and poverty in this very much suffering in the past region and will it be possible for it to counteract the waves of the world economic crisis? Such is the aim of the author in this article.


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