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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 23 April 2019

From LatinNews Daily
On 22 April, the Colombian government announced that it had identified six drug traffickers who were claiming they were members of the demobilised Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (Farc) guerrillas in order to be tried under the Justicia Especial para la Paz (JEP) transitional justice system...
* Ecuador’s energy ministry has announced that it will cancel a decree approved by the electricity regulation and control agency (Arconel) which had increased electricity tariffs for the first time in order to pay for street lighting for residential, commercial, industrial, social and official sectors...
From Latin American Economy & Business
On 22 March, the presidents of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru, along with Guyana’s ambassador to Chile, met in Chile to inaugurate a new regional bloc, the Foro para el Progreso y Desarrollo de América Latina (Prosur)...
For those with an eye for economic contrasts, Latin America offers intriguing stories...
Despite their different political complexions, all Latin American governments are seeking a sometimes-elusive holy grail: export-led growth...
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