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Peru’s congress precipitates fresh political crisis

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Peru’s congress precipitates fresh political crisis

Peruvians are becoming inured to political crises. The country seems to be plunged into one every other month. Events of the last week, however, were sufficiently highly charged to shock even the weariest onlooker into jumping up and taking notice...

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BRAZIL: Salvation by Selic?

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BRAZIL: Salvation by Selic?

Amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and a global economic recession, the Brazilian economy is having a hard time, with GDP contracting by 9.7% quarter-on-quarter in the second quarter. Yet there are still reasons for optimism. For some analys...

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LatestSecurity & Strategic Review

Galápagos dispute drives diplomatic tensions

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Galápagos dispute drives diplomatic tensions

In August, Ecuador’s government found itself dragged unexpectedly into the spiralling geopolitical tensions between the US and China, as a fishing dispute off the country’s Pacific coast escalated quickly, leading US Secretary of State...

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LatestRegional Report

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The August edition of the Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone begins with a series of articles on Brazil. The region’s largest economy has failed to bring its coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak under control – it pa...

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LatestSpecial Report

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Over a period of years, the Venezuelan economy has suffered a unique and catastrophic downturn. Its difficulties, already manifest in the 1980s and earlier, became more acute with the advent of the “Bolivarian revolution” governments w...

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