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Latin America Politics

Brazil’s impeachment saga: Assessing a potential Temer administration

With Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff facing impeachment, the potential is mounting for political leadership to shift into the hands of VP Michel Temer.

International Politics The Week Ahead

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Brazil continues impeachment process. Obama speaks at Hannover Messe. Northeast primaries could end GOP and Democratic races. Fed to maintain rates. Chancellor of Exchequer heads back to treasury. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.

Latin America Politics

After Rousseff impeachment vote, what’s next for Brazil?

What’s in store for Rousseff? And, more importantly, how will this debacle affect South America’s largest economy?

Economics Latin America

Rousseff’s impeachment alone would not fix Brazil’s economic woes

The biggest party in the governing coalition abandoned President Dilma Rousseff last week, increasing the likelihood that the leader of Latin America’s biggest country will be impeached and opening up

Latin America Politics

After Lula da Silva’s detention, what’s next for Brazil?

A corruption scandal in Brazil has reached one of Brazil’s most well-known and popular politicians, when federal police briefly detained former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva last week. An investigation

International Politics The Week Ahead

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Davos hosts World Economic Forum. Polish and EU leaders meet after EU starts investigation. China releases GDP figures. Brazil ponders raising interest rates. ECB makes first interest rate decision of

Economics Latin America

What to expect in Latin America in 2016

Economic decline in dominant industries, worsening security in major urban centers, and high profile corruption accusations will continue to hinder development in Latin America in 2016. In the Latin American

Latin America Natural resources and energy

After mining dam collapse, new risks arise for Brazil

New economic and environmental implications are inevitable for Brazil after the recent mining dam collapse in Minas Gerais, which could devastate the environment in  upcoming years. On November 5, 2015,

International Politics The Week Ahead

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Argentina holds runoff election. U.S. releases inflation figures. Brazil votes on Rousseff vetoes. Abe and Obama attend ASEAN summit. U.S. Congress approaches funding deadline. All in this Weekly Risk Outlook. Argentina Holds Runoff Election to Select

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Canada votes in tight election. President Xi visits the UK. Housing data adds to Fed rate decision. Brazil Central Bank issues rate decision. Clinton appears before panel. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook.   Canada