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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.

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.

Latin America Politics

A battle for the Supreme Court begins in Brazil

President Temer’s nomination of Alexandre Morales to the Supreme Court of Brazil is proving controversial due to the country’s ongoing corruption scandal.

Economics Latin America

Can Peña Nieto make Mexico great again?

The promise to “make America great again” found an unlikely echo in Mexico, feeding off frustration over President Peña Nieto’s energy reforms.

Latin America North America Politics

Latin American unification in the Trump Era?

At the 2017 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) annual summit, many Latin American heads of state offered joint condemnation towards a new era of U.S. foreign policy