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LatinNews Daily - 15 September 2020

Main Briefing
On 14 September hundreds of national police (PNd’H) officers staged protests in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, setting vehicles and tyres ablaze...
Andean
On 14 September the government led by Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Áñez and the left-wing opposition Movimiento Al Socialismo (MAS) party clashed over the alleged abuse of state resources in electoral campaigning...
* Venezuela’s de facto government led by Nicolás Maduro has announced a new petrol fuel contingency plan that will “normalise and regularise” distribution in “the short and medium term”...
Brazil
On 14 September, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro vetoed parts of a congressional bill which would have pardoned tax duties owed by the country’s churches...
*Brazil’s central bank (BCB) has released the latest figures for the monthly index of economic activity (IBC-Br), a proxy of GDP growth, which show economic activity grew by 2.5% in July compared to June...
Central America & Caribbean
* Honduras’s finance ministry (Sefin) has presented its 2021 state budget proposal for L288bn (US$11.69bn), a 1% fall on the 2020 budget...
Mexico
On 14 September the Inter American Press Association (Iapa), an international press freedom watchdog, condemned the murder of Mexican journalist Julio Valdivia Rodríguez, who the Iapa says is the sixth journalist to be murdered in Mexico in 2020...
* Mexico’s national statistics institute (Inegi) has released its latest figures on industrial activity, which show that industrial production in Mexico fell 11.6% year-on-year in July 2020 compared with July 2019...
Southern Cone
On 14 September two federal judges asked Argentina’s supreme court (CSJN) to intervene and stop the senate from transferring them from their current posts...
* Argentina’s President Alberto Fernández has announced his government’s latest measure to kickstart domestic consumption...

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