Both opposition leader Juan Guiadó and sitting president Nicolás Maduro are acting for an international audience.
The former Peruvian president, who killed himself on Wednesday, was among a broader trend of leftist leaders drifting toward the center—and toward corruption.
Nicolás Maduro has presided over a humanitarian nightmare. But there are huge risks to dabbling in regime change.
A Brazilian newspaper says private companies have illegally spent millions to put Jair Bolsonaro, a free-market homophobe who talks fondly of military dictatorship, into office.
Fernando Haddad wasn't made for mass politics. But his opponent, Jair Bolsonaro, openly praises the days of military dictatorship.