Uruguay’s Lacalle gets the highest approval ratings in Latin America

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Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou tops the list of most-approved Latin American heads of state, according to an Ipsos survey released Monday.

The study, conducted between July 14 and August 8 among 297 opinion leaders from 12 countries, showed Lacalle had a 74% approval against 14% disapproval. The remaining 12% did not have an opinion.

Lacalle’s was by far the best score in both columns: the highest level of approval and the lowest level of disapproval.

He was followed by Chile’s Gabriel Boric (49% approval and 44% disapproval) and Colombia’s former president Iván Duque (40% approval and 53% disapproval), who is no longer in office following Gustavo Petro’sinauguration August 7.

The presidents with the worst ratings, according to Ipsos, were Nicolás Maduro (Venezuela – 8% approval and 92% disapproval), Miguel Díaz-Canel (Cuba – 14% approval and 78% disapproval), and Pedro Castillo Terrones (Peru – 15% approval and 74% disapproval).

Uruguay is also the country with the best economic evaluation in the region and the one where most respondents believed inflation would decrease in the next 12 months, while 65% of the opinion leaders consulted found Uruguay’s economic situation to be between good and very very good.

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro has a 20% approval rating and a 79% disapproval rating, while Argentina’s Alberto Fernàndez has a 77% disapproval rating and a 19% approval rating.

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