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Latin America Politics

Why is the international community not intervening in Venezuela?

External intervention in Venezuela is not on the table and the international community favours an internal solution, regardless of how difficult it may be.

Economics Latin America

Will a peace agreement boost the Colombian economy?

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)’s insurgency has slowed down Colombia’s potential for economic growth for decades.

Latin America Politics

How Pope Francis is restoring the church in Latin American politics

Pope Francis understands that Latin America, the Church’s most stable consumer market, has embraced an evangelical competition.

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.

Latin America Politics

Lenin’s Ecuador: What lies ahead in Latin America?

Moreno’s success in Ecuador’s presidential elections casts doubt on the country’s economic and political future, with implications for the region as a whole.

Economics Latin America

Will a teachers strike in Argentina impact the next elections?

The teachers’ strike in Argentina is the result of a stagnating economy and raises questions over Mauricio Macri’s popularity.

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.

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.