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Bolsonaro government grapples with crisis in Brazil

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Bolsonaro government grapples with crisis in Brazil

President Jair Bolsonaro’s first 50 days in office have been far from plain sailing. His international debut at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, market confidence, and promises of ambitious economic reform have all been overshadowed ...

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Poverty contained?

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Poverty contained?

The end of the commodities boom in 2012-2013 triggered five years of slower growth in Latin America and prompted fears that poverty would once more increase. In fact, it did increase in both 2015 and 2016; but data for 2017 just published by the U...

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LatestSecurity & Strategic Review

Populism against crime: where are Brazil and Mexico heading?

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Populism against crime: where are Brazil and Mexico heading?

By the size of their populations and economies Brazil and Mexico are the two Latin American giants. They also suffer some of the world’s highest crime rates. Two new presidents, a populist of the right (Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil) and a populi...

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LatestRegional Report

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With 2019 now getting into gear after a prolonged summer holiday period in the Southern Hemisphere, the February edition of the Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone delves into some of the emerging challenges faced by the gov...

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LatestSpecial Report

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El Salvador’s presidential election on 3 February represents an opportunity for Nayib Bukele, of Gran Alianza por la Unidad Nacional (Gana), to end the dominance of the country’s traditional parties. Bukele has galvanised support throu...

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