Weekly Report - 23 March 2023 (WR-23-12)

Colombia’s President Gustavo Petro is unveiling flagship pieces of legislation at a rapid rate, presenting his government’s much-awaited labour reform bill on 17 March and his pension reform bill just five days later.... Read More
Venezuela’s oil minister, Tareck El Aissami, resigned on 20 March, becoming the highest-profile victim of a purge that was at least nominally undertaken in the name of combating corruption.... Read More
Tensions between President Luis Arce and former president Evo Morales (2006-2019) were laid bare on 18 March when the two key figures within the ruling left-wing Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) made a rare joint appearance at a party gathering, in the eastern department of Santa Cruz.... Read More
Since taking office a year ago the opinion polls in Chile have delivered harsh judgements on President Gabriel Boric and his left-wing government.... Read More
One of the first major public opinion polls since President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took office in January suggests he is doing relatively well, but that political polarisation remains a major problem.... Read More
ARGENTINA | Government intervenes in Edesur.... Read More
Large crowds flocked to the main Zócalo square in Mexico City (CDMX) on 18 March for an event marking the 85th anniversary of the nationalisation of oil in Mexico.... Read More
A US State Department report on human rights in Mexico has served as yet another point of contention between the governments of the two countries.... Read More
MEXICO | Combatting inflation.... Read More
Former diplomat Edmond Mulet, a well-respected figure in Guatemala, is the latest presidential candidate ahead of the 25 June general election to face uncertainty over his political future.... Read More
Key figures who served under former president Danilo Medina (2012-2020) of the now-opposition Partido de la Liberación Dominicana (PLD) have been arrested as part of a major anti-corruption operation, ‘Calamar’ (‘Squid’).... Read More
The government led by President Laurentino Cortizo and Canadian mining company First Quantum Minerals (FQM), which owns the major copper mine Cobre Panamá via its subsidiary Minera Panamá S.A.... Read More
HONDURAS | Tax reform.... Read More
The possibility that Argentina could buy a consignment of Chinese-made JF-17 fighter aircraft, dismissed last year as unlikely by President Alberto Fernández, is back in the news again, suggesting some kind of negotiation is in progress.... Read More
“There is no space for corrupt people in the revolution; we’re going to confront it whoever may fall… A true revolutionary is characterised by sensitivity, humanism, and above all honesty; now more than ever our actions must be guided by spirituality.... Read More

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