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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 08 March 2019

From LatinNews Daily
On 7 March, Argentina’s supreme court (CSJN) dismissed an appeal filed by former president Cristina Fernández (2007-2015) over the preventative detention order issued against her as part of a corruption trial...
On 7 March, Brazil’s federal public prosecutor’s office (MPF) released a technical note in which it declared that the indigenous policies of President Jair Bolsonaro’s government violate Brazil’s constitution and the rights of indigenous peoples...
* Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo told Bloomberg News that the country is hoping for assurances of economic and defence support from the US after President Jair Bolsonaro meets with US President Donald Trump during an official visit to Washington DC on 17-19 March...
* Argentina’s central bank (BCRA) has once again intervened in the local currency market and reactivated its daily purchase of pesos to try to contain the depreciation of the currency against the US dollar...
From Latin American Weekly Report
In a combative speech opening the new session of the federal congress on 1 March, jeered by opposition protestors inside and outside the building, Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri insisted that his government is making progress and needs a second four-year term in office to complete its “transformation” of the country...
The release of Brazil’s annual economic growth figures by the national statistics institute (Ibge) on 28 February demonstrates that the country is continuing the economic recovery begun in 2017, but at a painfully slow pace...
Carnival festivities in Brazil reached their peak with the official celebrations in the days leading up to Ash Wednesday, on 6 March...
BRAZIL | Petrobras posts profit...

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