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

From LatinNews Daily
On 8 July, the results of Brazilian pollster Datafolha’s latest national public opinion survey were released, showing that the country remains divided in three over its opinion of President Jair Bolsonaro and his government...
* Brazil’s leading national airline, Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes SA, has launched a weekly direct flight between Recife, the state capital of Pernambuco, and the Chilean capital, Santiago de Chile...
On 6 July, Chile’s deputy interior minister Rodrigo Ubilla argued that the country has been doing a lot to take in Venezuelan migrants but does not have an “unlimited capacity” to welcome foreigners. ..
* The Acting Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) David Lipton has announced that IMF staff and Argentine authorities have reached an agreement on the fourth review of the economic program supported by the bilateral Stand-By Arrangement (SBA)...
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
Periodically, the underlying problems in Brazil’s prisons flare up in an explosion of violence...
A deadly riot at the San Pedro de Ycuamandyyú prison in Paraguay’s northern San Pedro department has brought into sharp focus the parlous state of country’s prison system...
A corruption ring uncovered at the national police force has raised serious concerns about the emergence of police corruption in Uruguay...

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