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Latin American populism

The combined health and economic crisis unleashed in Latin America by the coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic is likely to be one of the most severe setbacks in a generation.

Caribbean IFCs: facing headwinds

INTRODUCTION
- Introduction
BERMUDA
- (Re)Insuring North America and Europe
CAYMAN ISLANDS
- Banks down, funds up
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
- Countering negative perceptions
THE BAHAMAS
- Breadth more than depth
BARBADOS
- Specialist captive insurance centre
OTHER CENTRES - Trinidad & Tobago, Curaçao, and Panama
- Three other centres in the Caribbean describe themselves as IFCs.
Across the Caribbean, the governments of a number of countries and territories have nurtured offshore financial services as part of policies to diversify economies away from tourism.

Brazil: A year of Jair Bolsonaro

On 1 January 2019, Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in for a four-year term as the 38th president of Brazil, after winning a divisive election in October 2018.