LatinNews Daily - 24 January 2023

Main Briefing
On 23 January the president of Peru’s supreme court, Javier Arévalo, requested military protection for judicial buildings, which have been repeatedly targeted by anti-government protesters during the social unrest which has gripped Peru for the past six weeks.... Read More
*Bolivia’s state oil company Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) has said that exports of natural gas to Brazil, Argentina and the domestic market totalled more than US$3.4bn in 2022, up 45% on 2021.... Read More
On 23 January, Brazil’s leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva met Argentina’s President Alberto Fernández in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, in his first international trip after assuming the presidency on 1 January.... Read More
* According to local press reports, Brazil’s state-owned development bank (BNDES) has begun the process of collecting debt from the major Brazilian retailer Americanas, which had filed for bankruptcy on 19 January after disclosing accounting inconsistencies amounting to approximately R$20bn (US$3.8bn).... Read More
Central America & Caribbean
On 23 January United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated the “urgent need” for the deployment of an international armed force to Haiti.... Read More
*El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele has tweeted that El Salvador has repaid an US$800m bond and its interest, the same day that it was set to mature and that the country had met its debt obligations.... Read More
On 23 January, the governor of Mexico’s Veracruz state Cuitláhuac García stated that an attack that claimed the life of six people the previous day was a “settling of scores” between two criminal groups.... Read More
*Representatives from the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have met with Mexican government officials regarding “grave concerns” over President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s plans to phase out imports of genetically modified (GM) corn.... Read More
Southern Cone
On 23 January Argentina’s human rights secretary Horacio Pietragalla presented a report to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, as part of the country’s fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR).... Read More
*Argentina’s President Alberto Fernández and his Brazilian peer Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have hosted an event in Buenos Aires with over 300 business representatives from both countries with the aim of deepening bilateral and regional integration.... Read More

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