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Useful LatAm opinion filter, available now free of charge

A simple yet very useful filter for cutting crap on LatAm political opinion as written in English language media is now available to you, dear reader.

If, in the next few days, you read op-eds that include the terms ‘Brazil, ‘Iran’, ‘Lula’ ‘Chávez’* and ‘Good Left’ and then the author of the piece professes either anger or confusion over Lula’s position, you can strike that person off your list of people worth reading on LatAm affairs forever.

Caipirinhas served. The end.
*yep, Chávez..that’s the biggest clue, in fact. Only in the minds of those with axes to grind will the President of Venezuela be mentioned in a story that concerns Iran and Brazil

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