It will be Blinken's third visit to Latin America since the Biden administration took office in January after stops in Mexico and Costa Rica.
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This is at least the fifth debate from which the candidate has withdrawn during the second round of campaigning.
Costa Ricans began voting Sunday morning to choose local mayors, council members and other municipal officials in 81 cantons in the country's seven provinces.
More than 150 U.S. and Latin American lawmakers sent a letter to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Wednesday, urging him to let international observers monitor the country's crucial Dec. 6 legislative elections.
In a practice known as acarreo, political parties or candidates shuttle poor residents to various districts to vote in exchange for money or food. This year's general election on Sunday was marked by several allegations of acarreo, intimidation, and in some cases, violence.
Carter's address captured the attention of Hunter Thompson of Rolling Stone magazine. During the course of his speech, Carter noticed that Thompson had briefly left the room; he surmised that the self-proclaimed "gonzo journalist" had simply exited to refresh whatever adult beverage he was drinking that day. Thompson, however, scurried to the parking lot to retrieve a tape recorder so he could record what he believed was an extraordinary moment: a politician who dared to speak the truth.
The 90-year-old Carter left the country for the city of Atlanta in his home state of Georgia, The Carter Center said. The nature of his illness was not disclosed.