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Argentina’s default number nine: the enigmatic one

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Argentina’s default number nine: the enigmatic one

Argentina defaulted on its foreign debt on 22 May, the ninth default in the country’s history. Unlike the last big default - number seven in late 2001 - this was a relatively quiet affair, with little pomp and circumstance. Officials continu...

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China’s ‘face mask diplomacy’ tests geopolitical ties

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China’s ‘face mask diplomacy’ tests geopolitical ties

Amid ‘China virus’ jibes emanating from the US and from Brazilian congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, the Chinese government has busily supplied stressed Latin American health systems with unprecedented medical aid. Shipments of protective ...

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LatestSecurity & Strategic Review

Pandemic does not stop violence in Mexico

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Pandemic does not stop violence in Mexico

Despite the social distancing guidelines introduced by the government in late March to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), and even though this has reduced drug trafficking activity, the levels of violence in Mexico have not...

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LatestRegional Report

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The May Latin American Regional Report: Mexico contains articles on the violence that continues to afflict Mexico despite the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic; the concurrent measles outbreak; and corruption in the procurement of medical equipment ...

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LatestSpecial Report

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The world changed in March. Originating three months earlier in the Chinese city of Wuhan the Covid-19 pandemic spread through Europe, the United States, Latin America, and many other countries triggering a series of quarantines and lockdown measu...

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