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Alvaro UribeBucking the TrendA busy election season in Latin America has seen at least two countries buck the trend of populist, anti-US voting. Although Álvaro Uribe's re-election as president of Colombia at the end of May seemed like a sure thing, investors held their breath on June 4 and kept their fingers crossed that voters in Peru would vote in former president Alan García. In the event, the unlikely comeback kid – who left Peru in economic meltdown the last time he was at the helm (1985-1990) – managed to hold off leftist Ollanta Humala. Reality Check for Ex-PresidentsIn Chile, scandal-plagued former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori was released from

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