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Weekly Report - 23 June 2016 (WR-16-24)

Leader
- Colombian peace deal within touching distance
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro desperate to avoid OAS censure
- BOLIVIA-CHILE: Bachelet gambles on an old dispute
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri confronts corruption and drugs challenge
- BRAZIL: ‘Operation Car Wash’ switches focus back to PT
- BRAZIL: Rio declares public state of calamity
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Teacher protests result in fatal clashes
- MEXICO: Just one president left standing
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Heading into fresh uncertainty
- HONDURAS: Government denies that military killed Cáceres
Postscript
- Chile cracking down on corruption?
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 16 June 2016 (WR-16-23)

Leader
- Peña Nieto and PRI seek to regain initiative in Mexico
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Kerry announces US talks
- PERU: Fujimoristas condition Kuczynski cooperation
- ECUADOR: Correa optimistic for 2017
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Cunha nears the end of the line
- BRAZIL: Temer accused in Machado testimony
- BRAZIL: Meirelles unveils 20-year cap on spending plans
- PARAGUAY: Fatal fire puts focus on prison overcrowding
- ARGENTINA: Macri starting to struggle after six months
- CHILE: Burgos bails as Bachelet hits rock bottom
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- NICARAGUA: Ortega resorts to familiar tactics
Postscript
- Colombia’s congress shields future peace accords
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 09 June 2016 (WR-16-22)

Leader
- Kuczynski wins Peru’s most nail-biting election
Andean
- VENEZUELA-REGION: Bolivarians turn to gold for salvation
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: ‘The circus catches fire’
- CHILE: Bachelet fans further press freedom concerns
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Reborn PAN rolls back PRI hegemony
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Congress faces corruption crackdown
- CUBA: Optimism as government legalises small businesses
- ST LUCIA: Opposition UWP back after five-year hiatus
Postscript
- Argentine government strikes utility tariff deal with governors
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 02 June 2016 (WR-16-21)

Leader
- Contrasting elections on Hispaniola
Andean
- VENEZUELA: All eyes on the referendum
- COLOMBIA: Government wrestles with widespread protests
- PERU: Mendoza enters fray behind flagging Kuczynski
- BOLIVIA: Morales moots another referendum
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Another minister gone, more revelations feared
- BRAZIL: Recession continues, but could the worst be over?
- ARGENTINA: Macri tries to outflank opposition with amnesty
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Mass grave threatens to damage authorities
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Varela faces familiar unrest
Postscript
- El Salvador’s congress agrees on security funding
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 26 May 2016 (WR-16-20)

Leader
- Ecuador’s Correa puts positive gloss on dismal picture
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro spends US$20m on military exercises
- PERU: Fujimori exposes Kuczynski’s lack of ringcraft
Brazil & Southern Cone
- CHILE: Violent protests mar Bachelet’s address
- ARGENTINA: Macri ramps up bid to reshape foreign policy
- BRAZIL: Temer administration shaken by tape recordings
- URUGUAY: Opposition slams Vázquez over tax increase
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Electoral process probed in five states
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Morales tested over corruption
- NICARAGUA: Opposition selects candidate to face Ortega
Postscript
- UN puts Honduran impunity rate at over 90%
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 19 May 2016 (WR-16-19)

Leader
- Opposition dismay as Maduro decrees national state of exception
Andean
- PERU: Corruption scandal could swing balance for Kuczynski
- COLOMBIA: Major accord over minors
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Education sector mobilises once again
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Temer’s first week characterised by missteps
- BRAZIL: Lula accused of obstruction of justice
Central America & Caribbean
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Medina cruises but make-up of congress unclear
- HAITI: Another deadline comes and goes
- CUBA: Alarming rise in Cuban rafters
Postscript
- Brazil lashes out at Rousseff’s regional allies
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 12 May 2016 (WR-16-18)

Leader
- Brazil takes momentous step: Rousseff suspended, Temer takes over
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri launches counterattack
- CHILE: Setback for Bachelet over labour reform
- PARAGUAY: Students force Cartes’s hand
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Violence erupts as opposition demands recall
- ECUADOR: Cabinet shake-up follows earthquake
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: First marijuana, next opium poppies?
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Burying the gang truce
- HONDURAS: Cáceres murder probe progresses
- PANAMA: A further knock to Panama’s image
Postscript
- Medina poised for re-election in Dominican Republic
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 05 May 2016 (WR-16-17)

Leader
- Argentina’s Macri in race against time
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Rousseff reaches the end of the line
- TRACKING TRENDS
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Venezuelans join a political queue
- PERU: Kuczynski gets tough on security and corruption
- COLOMBIA: ELN talks suspended over hostages
- BOLIVIA: Morales and COB strike deal but unrest persists
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Environmental emergency declared
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: The Brits are back
- COSTA RICA: Cooperation with China back in the spotlight
- NICARAGUA: Military cooperation with Russia raises eyebrows
Postscript
- The Adonia makes a historic trip
- Quotes of the Week

Weekly Report - 28 April 2016 (WR-16-16)

Leader
- Santos assembles Colombia’s peace cabinet
Andean
- PERU: Game on as Kuczynski overhauls Keiko
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Preparing for a bitter divorce
- BRAZIL: Brazil under Temer
- CHILE: Support for constitutional change
- PARAGUAY: Congress begins purging supreme court
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Marijuana move overshadowed by Iguala report
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: Seventh party congress comes and goes
- NICARAGUA: More worrying signs ahead of November
- BELIZE-GUATEMALA: Flare-up of bilateral tensions
Postscript
- Brazilians losing faith in democracy
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 21 April 2016 (WR-16-15)

Leader
- Brazil’s Rousseff one big step closer to impeachment
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Buy a bond, lose a job
- ARGENTINA: Time Warp deaths highlight drug problem
- CHILE: Concern over ‘gag law’
- TRACKING TRENDS
Andean
- ECUADOR: Ecuador’s troubles intensify
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: On the defensive again
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Shoring up ties with the US
Postscript
- Venezuela’s national assembly presses on – but to what end?
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 14 April 2016 (WR-16-14)

Leader
- Kuczynski survives to fight duel with Fujimori
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Running on fumes
- COLOMBIA: Increased attacks by ELN, Clan Úsuga threaten to hinder peace process
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Brazil prepares for impeachment vote
- ARGENTINA: Fernández returns
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Daphne case arrest orders issued
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Election date up in the air
- HONDURAS: Police reform gets underway
Postscript
- Colombia’s Santos talks trade and security in Central America
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 07 April 2016 (WR-16-13)

Leader
- As guerrilla threat recedes in Colombia, paramilitary threat grows
Andean
- PERU: Congressional elections hold key to success
- VENEZUELA: Women get ironing leave
- ECUADOR: Increase in sin taxes rankles
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Senate gives Macri sword to cut Gordian knot
- BRAZIL: Impeachment momentum stalls
- CHILE: Struggling to appease the private sector
- CHILE-BOLIVIA: Morales revives an old complaint
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: PRI up to old tricks?
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Varela’s transparency claims ring hollow
Postscript
- Cracking down on El Salvador’s mara gangs
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 31 March 2016 (WR-16-12)

Leader
- Obama visit forces a change of engagement
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Digging in for a war of attrition
- ARGENTINA: Celebrating a new map
Andean
- PERU: Inching closer to first female president
- VENEZUELA: Amnesty law threatens institutional standoff
- ECUADOR: Push-back against emergency economic measures
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Oil exports still plummeting
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Varela finally names the date
- TRACKING TRENDS
Postscript
- ELN boost compensates for Farc setback
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 17 March 2016 (WR-16-11)

Leader
- El Salvador braces for all-out war on mara gangs
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: On the edge of chaos
- ARGENTINA: Holdout deal sails through congress
- CHILE: Labour reform leaves nobody happy
Andean
- COLOMBIA: Santos straining to secure breakthrough
- PERU: Dust yet to settle after expulsions
- VENEZUELA: Governor under pressure over Tumeremo miners
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Military implicated in new rights abuse cases
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: US announces measures ahead of Obama visit
- HAITI: Transition government takes shape
- GUATEMALA: Getting to grips with a priority
Postscript
- Military air crash in Ecuador
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 10 March 2016 (WR-16-10)

Leader
- Peru’s electoral process takes a turn for the absurd
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Opposition divided on bid to remove Maduro
- ECUADOR: Correa turns to point man in military dispute
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Ruling FA finally loses grip on slippery eel
- ARGENTINA: Macri clinches support for ‘holdout’ deal
- BRAZIL: Has Rousseff entered the death spiral?
- BRAZIL: Clash between police and tech as Facebook VP arrested
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Chiapas incident reignites Mando Único debate
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HONDURAS: Hernández under strong pressure over Cáceres case
Postscript
- Colombia’s Santos launches great national energy crusade
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 03 March 2016 (WR-16-09)

Leader
- A bad week for Cunha and Rousseff in Brazil
Andean
- BOLIVIA: Family drama puts Morales on the defensive
- VENEZUELA: Supreme court ringfences itself
- ECUADOR: Defence minister claims to be lamb to the slaughter
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Holdouts deal almost done
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Calibrating the Trump effect
Central America & Caribbean
- JAMAICA: Opposition JLP wins by slimmest margin
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Medina uses annual address as campaign rally
- NICARAGUA: Opposition activists attacked
Postscript
- Uruguay’s Vázquez sees support plummet
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 25 February 2016 (WR-16-08)

Leader
- Bolivia reaches turning point
Andean
- VENEZUELA: What is Camimpeg?
- PERU: Guzmán gets all clear – or does he?
- COLOMBIA: Armed Farc rally puts paid to peace deadline
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: First major protests against Macri presidency
- BRAZIL: Santana arrest brings threat closer to Rousseff
- BRAZIL: Moody’s downgrades Brazil to junk
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Government stung into action
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: Havana prepares for its biggest visit yet
- GUATEMALA: New congress, old problems
- EL SALVADOR: Funes and Saca replace Flores in the dock
- TRACKING TRENDS
Postscript
- Caburga curse for Chile’s Bachelet
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 18 February 2016 (WR-16-07)

Leader
- No holds barred: Pope wrestles with biggest challenges on Mexico visit
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro bites the bullet
- PERU: Reading the runes amid electoral uncertainty
- COLOMBIA: ELN goes on the attack as peace talks founder
- BOLIVIA: Scandal shakes up re-election referendum campaign
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri’s difficult dealings with the unions
- ARGENTINA: Macri keeps winning over Peronists
- BRAZIL: Rousseff plays stateswoman as impeachment threat recedes
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Interim president steps into the breach
- JAMAICA: Electoral campaign turns ugly
Postscript
- Homicide rate down by over a quarter in Honduras
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 11 February 2016 (WR-16-06)

Leader
- Santos wins major cash injection as US revamps Plan Colombia
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Opposition moots advancing presidential election
- BOLIVIA-BRAZIL: Morales and Rousseff re-energise ties
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Haircut but not severe
- BRAZIL: Few good options available to tackle Zika
- BRAZIL: Government considers flexible fiscal target
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Peña Nieto reshuffles cabinet to address oil crisis
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Another caretaker government takes office
- COSTA RICA: Solís suffers electoral setback
- HONDURAS: Supreme court appointments excite controversy
Postscript
- Ecuador’s Correa locks horns with military
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 04 February 2016 (WR-16-05)

Leader
- Argentina’s Macri faces crucial talks at home and abroad
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Rallying to fight Zika
- BRAZIL: Rousseff roundly booed by congress
- BRAZIL: Back to the future?
- PARAGUAY: Cartes combats clientelism
- CHILE: Bachelet amends tax reform
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Cval – well past its sell-by date
- PERU: Guzmán emerges as latest ‘outsider’ for top job
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Osorio Chong guns for peace in Guerrero
- MEXICO: Mexico City gets a constitutional upgrade
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Top court in crisis
- CUBA: Vive Cuba!
Postscript
- Death of Flores casts doubt over seminal corruption case
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 28 January 2016 (WR-16-04)

Leader
- Zika takes Latin America by storm
Andean
- ECUADOR: Opposition forges ‘unity’ coalition
- PERU: Camisea and corruption move centre stage
- VENEZUELA: An ominous sign, as tensions continue to simmer
- BOLIVIA: Another drugs embarrassment for Morales
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri makes breakthrough at Davos
- BRAZIL: Impeachment threat recedes for now
- BRAZIL: Markets despair at central bank move
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Peso depreciation sparks political debate
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Still no elections
- GUATEMALA: Cracks emerge in the military
- CUBA: Opening up the trade route
Postscript
- Colombia earns ringing endorsement
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 21 January 2016 (WR-16-03)

Leader
- Major advance in Farc talks but funding peace raises concerns
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro declares emergency
Brazil & Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Ancap provides Vázquez with serious dilemma
- ARGENTINA: Kirchnerismo gets rallying point against Macri
- BRAZIL: Rio murders down, but disappearances up
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: PRI claims victory in Colima (again)
- MEXICO: Mass abduction cases re-emerge in Guerrero
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Morales assumes his latest role
- PANAMA: Doubts build as latest expansion deadline nears
Postscript
- Honduras gets its anti impunity commission
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 14 January 2016 (WR-16-02)

Leader
- What does Guzmán’s recapture mean for Mexico and Peña Nieto?
Mexico & Nafta
- Basave’s brinkmanship leaves PRD reeling
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Amid the tension a glimmer of hope
- PERU: Keiko under attack as campaign season kicks off
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- CHILE: Image tainted by corruption scandals
- PARAGUAY: Cartes marks the New Year with his first cabinet reshuffle
- BRAZIL: Petrobras cuts investment
- BRAZIL: Lula and Rousseff accused in Car Wash latest
- ARGENTINA-URUGUAY : Macri shares his first asado with Vázquez
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Bulging in-tray for new attorney general
Postscript
- Macri slams Argentina’s security forces
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 07 January 2016 (WR-16-01)

Leader
- Macri strikes at the heart of Kirchnerismo
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: The war within the PMDB
- BRAZIL: New Year, same worries
- CHILE: Cracks re-emerge in ruling coalition
Andean
- VENEZUELA: A sinking ship?
- COLOMBIA: Santos visits Farc birthplace for mayoral ceremony
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Indigenous plight takes centre stage
- MEXICO: Morelos mayor murdered
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Elections postponed as political crisis intensifies
- TRACKING TRENDS
Postscript
- High hopes for a Macri Mercosur makeover
- Quotes of the week

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Weekly Report - 23 June 2016 (WR-16-24)

Leader
- Colombian peace deal within touching distance
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro desperate to avoid OAS censure
- BOLIVIA-CHILE: Bachelet gambles on an old dispute
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri confronts corruption and drugs challenge
- BRAZIL: ‘Operation Car Wash’ switches focus back to PT
- BRAZIL: Rio declares public state of calamity
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Teacher protests result in fatal clashes
- MEXICO: Just one president left standing
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Heading into fresh uncertainty
- HONDURAS: Government denies that military killed Cáceres
Postscript
- Chile cracking down on corruption?
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 16 June 2016 (WR-16-23)

Leader
- Peña Nieto and PRI seek to regain initiative in Mexico
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Kerry announces US talks
- PERU: Fujimoristas condition Kuczynski cooperation
- ECUADOR: Correa optimistic for 2017
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Cunha nears the end of the line
- BRAZIL: Temer accused in Machado testimony
- BRAZIL: Meirelles unveils 20-year cap on spending plans
- PARAGUAY: Fatal fire puts focus on prison overcrowding
- ARGENTINA: Macri starting to struggle after six months
- CHILE: Burgos bails as Bachelet hits rock bottom
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- NICARAGUA: Ortega resorts to familiar tactics
Postscript
- Colombia’s congress shields future peace accords
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 09 June 2016 (WR-16-22)

Leader
- Kuczynski wins Peru’s most nail-biting election
Andean
- VENEZUELA-REGION: Bolivarians turn to gold for salvation
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: ‘The circus catches fire’
- CHILE: Bachelet fans further press freedom concerns
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Reborn PAN rolls back PRI hegemony
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Congress faces corruption crackdown
- CUBA: Optimism as government legalises small businesses
- ST LUCIA: Opposition UWP back after five-year hiatus
Postscript
- Argentine government strikes utility tariff deal with governors
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 02 June 2016 (WR-16-21)

Leader
- Contrasting elections on Hispaniola
Andean
- VENEZUELA: All eyes on the referendum
- COLOMBIA: Government wrestles with widespread protests
- PERU: Mendoza enters fray behind flagging Kuczynski
- BOLIVIA: Morales moots another referendum
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Another minister gone, more revelations feared
- BRAZIL: Recession continues, but could the worst be over?
- ARGENTINA: Macri tries to outflank opposition with amnesty
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Mass grave threatens to damage authorities
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Varela faces familiar unrest
Postscript
- El Salvador’s congress agrees on security funding
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 26 May 2016 (WR-16-20)

Leader
- Ecuador’s Correa puts positive gloss on dismal picture
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro spends US$20m on military exercises
- PERU: Fujimori exposes Kuczynski’s lack of ringcraft
Brazil & Southern Cone
- CHILE: Violent protests mar Bachelet’s address
- ARGENTINA: Macri ramps up bid to reshape foreign policy
- BRAZIL: Temer administration shaken by tape recordings
- URUGUAY: Opposition slams Vázquez over tax increase
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Electoral process probed in five states
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Morales tested over corruption
- NICARAGUA: Opposition selects candidate to face Ortega
Postscript
- UN puts Honduran impunity rate at over 90%
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 19 May 2016 (WR-16-19)

Leader
- Opposition dismay as Maduro decrees national state of exception
Andean
- PERU: Corruption scandal could swing balance for Kuczynski
- COLOMBIA: Major accord over minors
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Education sector mobilises once again
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Temer’s first week characterised by missteps
- BRAZIL: Lula accused of obstruction of justice
Central America & Caribbean
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Medina cruises but make-up of congress unclear
- HAITI: Another deadline comes and goes
- CUBA: Alarming rise in Cuban rafters
Postscript
- Brazil lashes out at Rousseff’s regional allies
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 12 May 2016 (WR-16-18)

Leader
- Brazil takes momentous step: Rousseff suspended, Temer takes over
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri launches counterattack
- CHILE: Setback for Bachelet over labour reform
- PARAGUAY: Students force Cartes’s hand
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Violence erupts as opposition demands recall
- ECUADOR: Cabinet shake-up follows earthquake
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: First marijuana, next opium poppies?
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Burying the gang truce
- HONDURAS: Cáceres murder probe progresses
- PANAMA: A further knock to Panama’s image
Postscript
- Medina poised for re-election in Dominican Republic
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 05 May 2016 (WR-16-17)

Leader
- Argentina’s Macri in race against time
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Rousseff reaches the end of the line
- TRACKING TRENDS
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Venezuelans join a political queue
- PERU: Kuczynski gets tough on security and corruption
- COLOMBIA: ELN talks suspended over hostages
- BOLIVIA: Morales and COB strike deal but unrest persists
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Environmental emergency declared
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: The Brits are back
- COSTA RICA: Cooperation with China back in the spotlight
- NICARAGUA: Military cooperation with Russia raises eyebrows
Postscript
- The Adonia makes a historic trip
- Quotes of the Week

Weekly Report - 28 April 2016 (WR-16-16)

Leader
- Santos assembles Colombia’s peace cabinet
Andean
- PERU: Game on as Kuczynski overhauls Keiko
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Preparing for a bitter divorce
- BRAZIL: Brazil under Temer
- CHILE: Support for constitutional change
- PARAGUAY: Congress begins purging supreme court
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Marijuana move overshadowed by Iguala report
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: Seventh party congress comes and goes
- NICARAGUA: More worrying signs ahead of November
- BELIZE-GUATEMALA: Flare-up of bilateral tensions
Postscript
- Brazilians losing faith in democracy
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 21 April 2016 (WR-16-15)

Leader
- Brazil’s Rousseff one big step closer to impeachment
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Buy a bond, lose a job
- ARGENTINA: Time Warp deaths highlight drug problem
- CHILE: Concern over ‘gag law’
- TRACKING TRENDS
Andean
- ECUADOR: Ecuador’s troubles intensify
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: On the defensive again
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Shoring up ties with the US
Postscript
- Venezuela’s national assembly presses on – but to what end?
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 14 April 2016 (WR-16-14)

Leader
- Kuczynski survives to fight duel with Fujimori
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Running on fumes
- COLOMBIA: Increased attacks by ELN, Clan Úsuga threaten to hinder peace process
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Brazil prepares for impeachment vote
- ARGENTINA: Fernández returns
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Daphne case arrest orders issued
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Election date up in the air
- HONDURAS: Police reform gets underway
Postscript
- Colombia’s Santos talks trade and security in Central America
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 07 April 2016 (WR-16-13)

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- As guerrilla threat recedes in Colombia, paramilitary threat grows
Andean
- PERU: Congressional elections hold key to success
- VENEZUELA: Women get ironing leave
- ECUADOR: Increase in sin taxes rankles
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Senate gives Macri sword to cut Gordian knot
- BRAZIL: Impeachment momentum stalls
- CHILE: Struggling to appease the private sector
- CHILE-BOLIVIA: Morales revives an old complaint
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: PRI up to old tricks?
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Varela’s transparency claims ring hollow
Postscript
- Cracking down on El Salvador’s mara gangs
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 31 March 2016 (WR-16-12)

Leader
- Obama visit forces a change of engagement
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Digging in for a war of attrition
- ARGENTINA: Celebrating a new map
Andean
- PERU: Inching closer to first female president
- VENEZUELA: Amnesty law threatens institutional standoff
- ECUADOR: Push-back against emergency economic measures
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Oil exports still plummeting
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Varela finally names the date
- TRACKING TRENDS
Postscript
- ELN boost compensates for Farc setback
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 17 March 2016 (WR-16-11)

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- El Salvador braces for all-out war on mara gangs
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: On the edge of chaos
- ARGENTINA: Holdout deal sails through congress
- CHILE: Labour reform leaves nobody happy
Andean
- COLOMBIA: Santos straining to secure breakthrough
- PERU: Dust yet to settle after expulsions
- VENEZUELA: Governor under pressure over Tumeremo miners
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Military implicated in new rights abuse cases
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: US announces measures ahead of Obama visit
- HAITI: Transition government takes shape
- GUATEMALA: Getting to grips with a priority
Postscript
- Military air crash in Ecuador
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 10 March 2016 (WR-16-10)

Leader
- Peru’s electoral process takes a turn for the absurd
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Opposition divided on bid to remove Maduro
- ECUADOR: Correa turns to point man in military dispute
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Ruling FA finally loses grip on slippery eel
- ARGENTINA: Macri clinches support for ‘holdout’ deal
- BRAZIL: Has Rousseff entered the death spiral?
- BRAZIL: Clash between police and tech as Facebook VP arrested
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Chiapas incident reignites Mando Único debate
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HONDURAS: Hernández under strong pressure over Cáceres case
Postscript
- Colombia’s Santos launches great national energy crusade
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 03 March 2016 (WR-16-09)

Leader
- A bad week for Cunha and Rousseff in Brazil
Andean
- BOLIVIA: Family drama puts Morales on the defensive
- VENEZUELA: Supreme court ringfences itself
- ECUADOR: Defence minister claims to be lamb to the slaughter
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Holdouts deal almost done
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Calibrating the Trump effect
Central America & Caribbean
- JAMAICA: Opposition JLP wins by slimmest margin
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Medina uses annual address as campaign rally
- NICARAGUA: Opposition activists attacked
Postscript
- Uruguay’s Vázquez sees support plummet
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 25 February 2016 (WR-16-08)

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- Bolivia reaches turning point
Andean
- VENEZUELA: What is Camimpeg?
- PERU: Guzmán gets all clear – or does he?
- COLOMBIA: Armed Farc rally puts paid to peace deadline
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: First major protests against Macri presidency
- BRAZIL: Santana arrest brings threat closer to Rousseff
- BRAZIL: Moody’s downgrades Brazil to junk
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Government stung into action
Central America & Caribbean
- CUBA: Havana prepares for its biggest visit yet
- GUATEMALA: New congress, old problems
- EL SALVADOR: Funes and Saca replace Flores in the dock
- TRACKING TRENDS
Postscript
- Caburga curse for Chile’s Bachelet
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 18 February 2016 (WR-16-07)

Leader
- No holds barred: Pope wrestles with biggest challenges on Mexico visit
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro bites the bullet
- PERU: Reading the runes amid electoral uncertainty
- COLOMBIA: ELN goes on the attack as peace talks founder
- BOLIVIA: Scandal shakes up re-election referendum campaign
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri’s difficult dealings with the unions
- ARGENTINA: Macri keeps winning over Peronists
- BRAZIL: Rousseff plays stateswoman as impeachment threat recedes
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Interim president steps into the breach
- JAMAICA: Electoral campaign turns ugly
Postscript
- Homicide rate down by over a quarter in Honduras
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 11 February 2016 (WR-16-06)

Leader
- Santos wins major cash injection as US revamps Plan Colombia
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Opposition moots advancing presidential election
- BOLIVIA-BRAZIL: Morales and Rousseff re-energise ties
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Haircut but not severe
- BRAZIL: Few good options available to tackle Zika
- BRAZIL: Government considers flexible fiscal target
- TRACKING TRENDS
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Peña Nieto reshuffles cabinet to address oil crisis
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Another caretaker government takes office
- COSTA RICA: Solís suffers electoral setback
- HONDURAS: Supreme court appointments excite controversy
Postscript
- Ecuador’s Correa locks horns with military
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 04 February 2016 (WR-16-05)

Leader
- Argentina’s Macri faces crucial talks at home and abroad
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: Rallying to fight Zika
- BRAZIL: Rousseff roundly booed by congress
- BRAZIL: Back to the future?
- PARAGUAY: Cartes combats clientelism
- CHILE: Bachelet amends tax reform
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Cval – well past its sell-by date
- PERU: Guzmán emerges as latest ‘outsider’ for top job
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Osorio Chong guns for peace in Guerrero
- MEXICO: Mexico City gets a constitutional upgrade
Central America & Caribbean
- PANAMA: Top court in crisis
- CUBA: Vive Cuba!
Postscript
- Death of Flores casts doubt over seminal corruption case
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 28 January 2016 (WR-16-04)

Leader
- Zika takes Latin America by storm
Andean
- ECUADOR: Opposition forges ‘unity’ coalition
- PERU: Camisea and corruption move centre stage
- VENEZUELA: An ominous sign, as tensions continue to simmer
- BOLIVIA: Another drugs embarrassment for Morales
Brazil & Southern Cone
- ARGENTINA: Macri makes breakthrough at Davos
- BRAZIL: Impeachment threat recedes for now
- BRAZIL: Markets despair at central bank move
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Peso depreciation sparks political debate
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Still no elections
- GUATEMALA: Cracks emerge in the military
- CUBA: Opening up the trade route
Postscript
- Colombia earns ringing endorsement
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 21 January 2016 (WR-16-03)

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- Major advance in Farc talks but funding peace raises concerns
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Maduro declares emergency
Brazil & Southern Cone
- URUGUAY: Ancap provides Vázquez with serious dilemma
- ARGENTINA: Kirchnerismo gets rallying point against Macri
- BRAZIL: Rio murders down, but disappearances up
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: PRI claims victory in Colima (again)
- MEXICO: Mass abduction cases re-emerge in Guerrero
Central America & Caribbean
- GUATEMALA: Morales assumes his latest role
- PANAMA: Doubts build as latest expansion deadline nears
Postscript
- Honduras gets its anti impunity commission
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 14 January 2016 (WR-16-02)

Leader
- What does Guzmán’s recapture mean for Mexico and Peña Nieto?
Mexico & Nafta
- Basave’s brinkmanship leaves PRD reeling
Andean
- VENEZUELA: Amid the tension a glimmer of hope
- PERU: Keiko under attack as campaign season kicks off
- TRACKING TRENDS
Brazil & Southern Cone
- CHILE: Image tainted by corruption scandals
- PARAGUAY: Cartes marks the New Year with his first cabinet reshuffle
- BRAZIL: Petrobras cuts investment
- BRAZIL: Lula and Rousseff accused in Car Wash latest
- ARGENTINA-URUGUAY : Macri shares his first asado with Vázquez
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- EL SALVADOR: Bulging in-tray for new attorney general
Postscript
- Macri slams Argentina’s security forces
- Quotes of the week

Weekly Report - 07 January 2016 (WR-16-01)

Leader
- Macri strikes at the heart of Kirchnerismo
Brazil & Southern Cone
- BRAZIL: The war within the PMDB
- BRAZIL: New Year, same worries
- CHILE: Cracks re-emerge in ruling coalition
Andean
- VENEZUELA: A sinking ship?
- COLOMBIA: Santos visits Farc birthplace for mayoral ceremony
Mexico & Nafta
- MEXICO: Indigenous plight takes centre stage
- MEXICO: Morelos mayor murdered
- TRACKING TRENDS
Central America & Caribbean
- HAITI: Elections postponed as political crisis intensifies
- TRACKING TRENDS
Postscript
- High hopes for a Macri Mercosur makeover
- Quotes of the week

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