Advanced Search

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 May 2019

From LatinNews Daily
On 18 May, Argentina’s former president, Cristina Fernández (2007-2015), publicly announced that she would not be running for the presidency in the October general election but had decided to be the vice-presidential candidate of her former cabinet chief, Alberto Fernández (2003-2008)...
On 19 May, eleven people died during a shooting in a bar in Brazil’s northern state of Pará...
* The R$29.72bn (US$7.26bn) budget freeze announced by Brazil’s government in March will seriously affect over 400 federal programmes, according to an analysis carried out by independent organisation Associação Contas Abertas for the national daily O Estado de São Paulo...
* Gustavo Volpe, the new president of Paraguay’s private sector lobby Federación de la Producción, la Industria y el Comercio (Feprinco), has called for “critical and technical analysis to be maintained” with regard to the proposed tax reform, which the government unveiled on 9 May and is currently being considered by the senate...

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

1 credit = $0.50/£0.33