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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 27 June 2019

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On 26 June, Brazil’s air force (FAB) command announced a military police enquiry into a FAB sergeant suspected of drug trafficking, following his arrest by Spanish authorities in Seville after 39kg of cocaine were found in his luggage...
* Brazil’s central government has posted a primary fiscal deficit of R$14.7bn (US$3.82bn) in May, according to figures published by the economy ministry...
On 26 June Paraguay’s umbrella peasant farmers grouping, the Coordinadora Nacional Intersectorial (CNI), broke up its protest camp in the capital Asunción after reaching an agreement with the government led by President Mario Abdo Benítez...
* Argentina’s national statistics institute (Indec) has released its balance of payments report for the first quarter of 2019 which shows that the country’s foreign debt totalled US$275.8bn at the end of March this year...

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