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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 4 March 2019

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On 2 March, Brazilian mining giant Vale announced that the company’s CEO Fábio Schvartsman and three other executives were temporarily stepping down amid the backlash from the collapse of a tailings dam in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais state, in January...
* Brazil’s economy ministry has released figures which show that the country registered a US$3.67bn trade surplus in February, which represents a 10.2% increase on the average daily trade surplus in February last year...
On 2 March, Paraguay’s President Mario Abdo Benítez met with his Bolivian counterpart, President Evo Morales, in the Bolivian city of Oruro...
* Uruguay’s institute for the regulation and control of cannabis (IRCCA), an official government body, has reported that the sale of legal marihuana in the country has generated US$889,570 in tax revenues for the state since the legalisation of marihuana in 2013...

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