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Economics Latin America

Argentina’s growing dependency on Beijing

Cash-strapped Argentina relies on China for everything from currency swaps to investments in nuclear infrastructure. Moreover, Argentina’s primary exports and sources of state funding are and will stay bound to

Economics International

For China and Russia, investments in Latin America bring new alliances

China and Russia, seeking to strengthen their global economic footprint and forge new and renewed political alliances, have increased their presence in Latin America.  When talking about emerging markets, its impossible

Economics Latin America

Interview: Iran’s involvement in Latin America a potential thorn for business

With a growing commercial, cultural, and diplomatic presence in Latin America, Iran poses a great political risk to the business community in the region. Iran’s commercial activities in the region, mostly

Latin America Natural resources and energy

Amid falling production, Latin American oil is caught in the doldrums

Latin America’s oil industries, long seen as a relatively safe investment, are now caught in a squeeze between low oil prices, intra-hemisphere competition, corruption scandals, and increasingly vocal local communities.

International Natural resources and energy

Falkland Islands status reignites UK-Argentina tensions

UK-Argentine tensions have risen as London plans to bolster military presence in the South Atlantic. British energy discoveries in the region and intelligence leaks are heating up the dispute over the

Economics Latin America

China and Argentina relations to grow despite Kirchner comments

China and Argentina have recently implemented a string of agreements that are sure to prove beneficial for both countries. We can expect relations to stay warm and active in the

Finance International

HSBC scandals may lead to greater banking regulation

HSBC, a British multinational banking and financial services company and the world’s second largest bank, has come under scrutiny by American and European governments for a range of scandals, ranging

International Politics

Review of Julie Fisher’s Importing Democracy

While aware that more research is necessary to assess different contexts, Julie Fisher eloquently argues that democracy can be built best through NGOs and civil society rather than through military

Economics International The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Russia and Ukraine announce a new round of gas talks as Ukraine feels financial strains. Argentine farming coalitions plan protests. Australia considers cutting interest rates. U.S. Congress debates the funding

Economics Latin America

Pacific Alliance “Health Check” after CELAC summit

The Pacific Alliance economies will likely face slower growth in 2015, requiring the trade bloc to seek partnerships in India and East Asia as well as stronger relations with the