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Brazil & Southern Cone - April 2022

After drawn out negotiations, Argentina finally reached a debt-restructuring agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which was ratified by the IMF’s Board of Directors at the end of March, just in time for Argentina to avoid a default.

Brazil & Southern Cone - March 2022

This March 2022 edition of the Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone begins with a deep dive into a new public security initiative launched by the Rio de Janeiro state government in Brazil.

Brazil & Southern Cone - February 2022

On 28 January, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Argentina said they had reached an understanding on the restructuring of the US$44.5bn debt that Argentina owes the IMF, possibly signalling the end of the South American country’s latest debt saga.

Brazil & Southern Cone - January 2022

The year 2022 ushered in a sense of renewal in Chile, after left-wing Gabriel Boric beat far-right José Antonio Kast in the presidential run-off on 19 December 2021.