LatinNews Daily - 07 November 2022

Main Briefing
In the early hours of today (7 November), an independent Nicaraguan citizens’ group, Urnas Abiertas, reported that turnout in Nicaragua’s 6 November municipal election was 17.33%.... Read More
On 6 November, anti-government demonstrators took to the streets around the country, as the attorney general’s office (AG) opened a new corruption probe into President Pedro Castillo’s government.... Read More
* Colombia’s national statistics department (Dane) has released the latest consumer price index, putting monthly inflation in October at 0.72%.... Read More
On 6 November, members of Brazil’s leftist Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) travelled to Sharm el-Sheikh, in Egypt, to participate in the United Nations (UN) COP27 climate summit and confirmed that president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) will attend the summit.... Read More
* Brazil’s national statistics institute (Ibge) has revised its estimates for Brazil’s GDP contraction in 2020 from -3.9% to -3.3%.... Read More
Central America & Caribbean
*Honduras’s central bank (BCH) has released its latest inflation figures which show that monthly inflation in October was 0.66%, above the 0.13% registered in September and -0.03% in August but below the 0.89% registered in July.... Read More
On 6 November, the president of Mexico’s supreme court (SCJN), Arturo Zaldívar, called for all violent deaths of women to be investigated as femicides.... Read More
* The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast that Mexico’s economy will grow by 2.1% in 2022 and 1.2% in 2023.... Read More
Southern Cone
On 4 November, Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernández reappeared in a major public event for the first time since narrowly surviving an assassination attempt outside her Buenos Aires residence at the start of September.... Read More
*Chile’s Finance Minister Mario Marcel has told local radio station Universo that President Gabriel Boric’s proposed pension reform will cost the State between 1.2% and 1.5% of GDP, equating to around US$4.5bn.... Read More
Washington Watch
Brazil: On 31 October the White House released a press release noting that US President Joe Biden had spoken with Brazil’s President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to offer his congratulations on his election the previous day in which he defeated the incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro by 50.9% of the vote to 49.1% in a second round run-off.... Read More

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