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Latin America Politics

Can new elections save Venezuela?

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in the last few weeks, demanding early elections and the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro.

Future Generator Latin America

Future Generator: News covering Peru will turn positive over the next month

Media sentiment over Peru will improve over the next month. This is likely due to President Kuczynski’s reactions to the recent floods.

North America Outlook for 2017

Defunding the arts: Trump’s rhetoric of fiscal responsibility

The 2018 budget proposal, which advises to do away with agencies such as the NEA and NEH, could be met by growing bipartisan opposition.

Economics Latin America

Saving Chile’s contaminated fish farming industry

Despite cleaning up its act since 2007, Chile’s salmon farming industry needs to improve its sustainability to remain a competitor in the market.

Economics Latin America

Why is Brazil pushing ahead with contentious pension reform?

Unsustainable pension spending in Brazil threatens to devastate Brazil’s economy. To save the nation from going bust, President Michel Temer proposes a controversial reform package.

Latin America Natural resources and energy

Mexico taps into renewables, with wind power leading the charge

Uncertain natural gas imports from the US are helping promote the rapid expansion of wind power throughout Mexico in the short to medium term.

Latin America Politics

Will populism flourish in wake of the Odebrecht scandal?

The corruption probe into Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht could lead to increased waves of populism across Latin America.

Economics North America

Restructuring an island’s economy: the case of Puerto Rico

Ricardo Rosselló, the newly appointed Governor of Puerto Rico, attempts to navigate an ever-worsening fiscal crisis in the Island of Enchantment.