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Brazil & Southern Cone - June 2015 (ISSN 1741-4431)

Leader
- Corruption and narcopolitics scandals rock Paraguay
Argentina
- POLITICS: Primary season continues as presidential race shapes up
Chile
- POLITICS: Bachelet’s popularity tanks
- DIPLOMACY: Stengthening ties with China
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
Uruguay
- POLITICS: Colorados in tailspin
Brazil
- POLITICS: Under scrutiny, BNDES president promises transparency
- POLITICS: Tensions flare once more between the PT and PMDB
- ECONOMY: Finance Minister Joaquim Levy is under political pressure to deliver a recovery
Postscript
- Marches against femicide sweep across Argentina

Brazil & Southern Cone - May 2015 (ISSN 1741-4431)

Leader
- Rousseff opts for increasingly low profile
Brazil
- POLITICS: Rousseff’s supreme court nomination faces opposition
- ECONOMY: Change afoot in the oil sector
Argentina
- POLITICS: Fresh government-supreme court tensions
- POLITICS: Macri gets ready
Chile
- POLITICS: Bachelet makes big gestures
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
Paraguay
- POLITICS: Cartes vetoes senate, sparking a major political stand-off
Uruguay
- TRADE & DIPLOMACY: Vázquez makes big foreign trade push
Postscript
- IMF looks beyond October in Argentina

Brazil & Southern Cone - April 2015 (ISSN 1741-4431)

Leader
- To impeach or not to impeach?
Brazil
- POLITICS: Arrest of Vaccari leaves the PT in disarray
- ECONOMY: The only way is up
- ECONOMY: Inflation concerns continue
Argentina
- POLITICS: Primary season gets underway
- ECONOMY: NML Capital objects to new bond issue
Chile
- POLITICS: Another bad month for Bachelet
- DRUGS: Softening legislation on soft drugs?
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
Paraguay
- POLITICS: The senate challenges Cartes
Uruguay
- POLITICS & DIPLOMACY: No tacking away from bold foreign policy course
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
Postscript
- Almagro the new OAS secretary general

Brazil & Southern Cone - March 2015 (ISSN 1741-4431)

Leader
- Uruguay’s Vázquez plunged straight into polemic
Argentina
- POLITICS: Non-Peronist alliance gets wings
- POLITICS: Nisman case rumbles on
Chile
- POLITICS: Bachelet marks first anniversary under corruption cloud
- POLITICS: Moving on gender equality
Paraguay
- SECURITY & POLITICS: Vilmar Acosta
Brazil
- POLITICS: What do the protests mean for President Dilma Rousseff?
- ECONOMY: ACE 55 extended
Postscript
- Controversy in Uruguay and Paraguay over telecoms surveillance initiatives

Brazil & Southern Cone - February 2015 (ISSN 1741-4431)

Leader
- PMDB assumes the reins of congress, adding to the pressure on Rousseff
Brazil
- ECONOMY: Petrobras shake-up fails to impress
Argentina
- POLITICS: Fernández under pressure
- FOREIGN POLICY: Trouble with the neighbours too
Chile
- POLITICS: Bachelet bounces back – but for how long?
Paraguay
- SECURITY: The EPP claims two more victims
Uruguay
- POLITICS: Vázquez makes overtures to opposition
Postscript
- Uruguay offers to act as Paraguay’s diplomatic bridge with China

Brazil & Southern Cone - January 2015 (ISSN 1741-4431)

Leader
- New term, same troubles for Rousseff
Brazil
- ECONOMY: Observers remain sceptical
- ECONOMY: The adjustment
- POLITICS: Frenemies
Argentina
- POLITICS: Nisman death rocks the country
- ECONOMY: Foot-dragging through 2015
Chile
- POLITICS: Bachelet loses her first minister
- ECONOMY: Sun shining on NCRE
- ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
Uruguay
- POLITICS: Ruling FA drives through media law
- POLITICS: The strains of governance show
Paraguay
- POLITICS: New Year, new cabinet

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