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June 2019

Economic Highlights - Brazil and Southern Cone - June 2019
BRAZIL: Challenges to the education system under Bolsonaro - Brazil and Southern Cone - June 2019
BRAZIL: Clear skies ahead for foreign airlines in domestic market - Brazil and Southern Cone - June 2019
BRAZIL: Blow to Bolsonaro as senate rejects firearms decree - LatinNews Daily - 19 June 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro counts on new BNDES head to open ‘black box’ - LatinNews Daily - 18 June 2019
BRAZIL: Head of state development bank resigns - LatinNews Daily - 17 June 2019
Brazil ignores US call to ban Huawei - LatinNews Daily - 17 June 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t suffers third dismissal as country faces national strike - LatinNews Daily - 14 June 2019
BRAZIL: Moro’s fall from grace? - Weekly Report - 13 June 2019 (WR-19-23)
BRAZIL-ARGENTINA: Spectre of Fernández hovers over Bolsonaro-Macri meeting - Weekly Report - 13 June 2019 (WR-19-23)
BRAZIL: New ‘Lava Jato’ leaks implicate supreme court - LatinNews Daily - 13 June 2019
Region: Transnational crime in the tri-border area - Security & Strategic Review - June 2019
Brazil: Copa America draws attention to football violence - Security & Strategic Review - June 2019
BRAZIL: Win for gov’t as congress approves release of funds - LatinNews Daily - 12 June 2019
BRAZIL: Revelations on ‘Lava Jato’ taskforce divide country - LatinNews Daily - 11 June 2019
BRAZIL: Leaked material puts integrity of ‘Lava Jato’ probe in doubt - LatinNews Daily - 10 June 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro backs Mercosur during meeting with Macri in Argentina - LatinNews Daily - 7 June 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 06 June 2019 (WR-19-22)
BRAZIL: Pension reform back in focus - Weekly Report - 06 June 2019 (WR-19-22)
BRAZIL: Alarm raised over Amazon deforestation - LatinNews Daily - 6 June 2019
BRAZIL: Show of cross-party unity from concerned former ministers - LatinNews Daily - 5 June 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t agenda advances in congress, slowly - LatinNews Daily - 4 June 2019
BRAZIL: Questions raised over STF decision to postpone votes - LatinNews Daily - 3 June 2019

May 2019

BRAZIL: Gov’t faces second wave of student protests - LatinNews Daily - 31 May 2019
BRAZIL: Torn between a pact and polarisation - Weekly Report - 30 May 2019 (WR-19-21)
BRAZIL: A reminder of the prison problem - Weekly Report - 30 May 2019 (WR-19-21)
BRAZIL: Plans to weaken forest protection thwarted after vote abandoned - LatinNews Daily - 30 May 2019
BRAZIL: Senate approves decree, maintains new gov’t structure - LatinNews Daily - 29 May 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t hopes for boost after pro-Bolsonaro rallies - LatinNews Daily - 28 May 2019
Economic Highlights - Latin American Economy & Business - May 2019
Analysing the trade war scenario - Latin American Economy & Business - May 2019
BRAZIL: Mourão works to strengthen relations with China - LatinNews Daily - 24 May 2019
BRAZIL: Another split in the Bolsonaro base - Weekly Report - 23 May 2019 (WR-19-20)
BRAZIL: Public security debate ongoing - Weekly Report - 23 May 2019 (WR-19-20)
BRAZIL: Gov’t hails the opening up of domestic air travel market - LatinNews Daily - 23 May 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t set to backtrack on arms decree after criticisms - LatinNews Daily - 22 May 2019
Economic Highlights - Brazil & Southern Cone - May 2019
Itaipú renegotiation looms - Brazil & Southern Cone - May 2019
President Bolsonaro – a boon for the agrochemicals industry - Brazil & Southern Cone - May 2019
BRAZIL: Instability in gov’t base persists - LatinNews Daily - 21 May 2019
BRAZIL: Violent killings in the north and north-east - LatinNews Daily - 20 May 2019
US seeks closer defence ties with Brazil - LatinNews Daily - 20 May 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t minimises significance of national protests - LatinNews Daily - 17 May 2019
BRAZIL: Putting on a united front in NYC - Weekly Report - 16 May 2019 (WR-19-19)
BRAZIL: Government stalled by congress - Weekly Report - 16 May 2019 (WR-19-19)
BRAZIL: Students behind first mass protests against gov’t - LatinNews Daily - 16 May 2019
BRAZIL: Protests in Rio after favela resident shot dead - LatinNews Daily - 15 May 2019
Brazil: Homicide figures give glimmer of hope - Security & Strategic Review - May 2019
Brazil: Developing the defence industry - Security & Strategic Review - May 2019
BRAZIL: The US-China balancing act - LatinNews Daily - 14 May 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro promises Moro spot in supreme court - LatinNews Daily - 13 May 2019
BRAZIL: Another defeat in congress for Bolsonaro - LatinNews Daily - 10 May 2019
BRAZIL: Education at risk? - Weekly Report - 09 May 2019 (WR-19-18)
BRAZIL: Managing economic expectations - Weekly Report - 09 May 2019 (WR-19-18)
BRAZIL: Gun laws are relaxed, raising concerns - LatinNews Daily - 09 May 2019
BRAZIL: Public security policy in Rio denounced for violence - LatinNews Daily - 08 May 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro attempts to smooth over tensions in gov’t - LatinNews Daily - 07 May 2019
BRAZIL: Education policy in question - LatinNews Daily - 03 May 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 02 May 2019 (WR-19-17)
BRAZIL: All eyes on the Amazon - Weekly Report - 02 May 2019 (WR-19-17)
BRAZIL: Unions unite against pension reform - LatinNews Daily - 02 May 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t, and Bolsonaro, respond to developments in Venezuela - LatinNews Daily - 01 May 2019

April 2019

BRAZIL: Bolsonaro presents measures for the agribusiness sector - LatinNews Daily - 30 April 2019
BRAZIL: Lula criticises Bolsonaro gov’t - LatinNews Daily - 29 April 2019
BRAZIL: Growing demands for indigenous and environmental protection - LatinNews Daily - 26 April 2019
BRAZIL: Olavo re-ignites tensions in government - Weekly Report - 25 April 2019 (WR-19-16)
BRAZIL: The supreme court: self-sabotaging? - Weekly Report - 25 April 2019 (WR-19-16)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro stresses necessity of pension reform - LatinNews Daily - 25 April 2019
BRAZIL: Pension reform clears first hurdle - LatinNews Daily - 24 April 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t reaches agreement with lorry drivers - LatinNews Daily - 23 April 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro stands fast on indigenous policy - LatinNews Daily - 18 April 2019
Brazil: Rumo SA wins concession for North-South Trainline - Latin American Economy & Business - April 2019
ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS - Latin American Economy & Business - April 2019
Region: Key to growth - good ports - Latin American Economy & Business - April 2019
Region: Prosur offers tenuous promise of economic cooperation - Latin American Economy & Business - April 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 17 April 2019 (WR-19-15)
Trying to avoid another truckers’ strike in Brazil - Weekly Report - 17 April 2019 (WR-19-15)
BRAZIL: Cracks show in the ruling party - Weekly Report - 17 April 2019 (WR-19-15)
BRAZIL: Supreme court locked in battle with public prosecutors - LatinNews Daily - 17 April 2019
Economic Highlights - Brazil and Southern Cone - April 2019
Brazil’s airspace is open for business – the Trump-Bolsonaro deal - Brazil and Southern Cone - April 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t puts forward 2020 draft budget guidelines - LatinNews Daily - 16 April 2019
US blocks MLB agreement with Cuba - LatinNews Daily - 15 April 2019
BRAZIL: Protests against lethal military action - LatinNews Daily - 15 April 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t celebrates completion of all 100-day goals - LatinNews Daily - 12 April 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro reaches 100-day mark - Weekly Report - 11 April 2019 (WR-19-14)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro mends fences with Arab countries - LatinNews Daily - 11 April 2019
REGION: LGBTQ+ legal rights in the Caribbean and Latin America – a comparison - Caribbean & Central America - April 2019
BRAZIL: Environmentalists react to Bolsonaro’s development agenda - LatinNews Daily - 10 April 2019
Brazil: Uncovering the power of Rio de Janeiro’s militia - Security & Strategic Review - April 2019
BRAZIL: Second cabinet minister dismissed in less than 100 days - LatinNews Daily - 09 April 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro’s first three months marked by tumbling approval - LatinNews Daily - 08 April 2019
BRAZIL: Deadly attempted bank robbery in São Paulo - LatinNews Daily - 05 April 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 04 April 2019 (WR-19-13)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro revives a painful past - Weekly Report - 04 April 2019 (WR-19-13)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro turns to Israel - Weekly Report - 04 April 2019 (WR-19-13)
BRAZIL: Police admit limited results of federal intervention in Rio - LatinNews Daily - 04 April 2019
BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro mayor faces impeachment proceedings - LatinNews Daily - 03 April 2019
BRAZIL: NGOs warn against Amazon deforestation - LatinNews Daily - 02 April 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro deepens ties with Israel but cancels embassy move - LatinNews Daily - 01 April 2019

March 2019

BRAZIL: Police seize large explosives cache in Rio - LatinNews Daily - 29 March 2019
BRAZIL: Clash of ‘old’ and ‘new’ politics imperils reforms - Weekly Report - 28 March 2019 (WR-19-12)
CHILE: Prosur comes to life but to what end? - Weekly Report - 28 March 2019 (WR-19-12)
BRAZIL: Markets fall as political tensions persist - LatinNews Daily - 28 March 2019
BRAZIL: Disquiet over plans to commemorate military coup - LatinNews Daily - 27 March 2019
BRAZIL: Judiciary and Lava Jato under pressure - LatinNews Daily - 26 March 2019
BRAZIL: Success of pension reform in doubt amid gov’t tensions - LatinNews Daily - 25 March 2019
Trump and Bolsonaro declare ‘new partnership’ between US and Brazil - LatinNews Daily - 25 March 2019
PROSUR: New regional bloc launched in Chile - LatinNews Daily - 25 March 2019
BRAZIL: Former president Temer struck down by Lava Jato - LatinNews Daily - 22 March 2019
ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS - Latin American Economy & Business - March 2019
Brazil: Guedes warns against watered-down pension reform - Latin American Economy & Business - March 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 21 March 2019 (WR-19-11)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro goes to Washington - Weekly Report - 21 March 2019 (WR-19-11)
BRAZIL: Gov’t presents military pension reform - LatinNews Daily - 21 March 2019
Economic Highlights - Brazil & Southern Cone - March 2019
Marine plastic pollution: Brazil’s waste management challenge - Brazil & Southern Cone - March 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro meets Trump, marking new era of Brazil-US friendship - LatinNews Daily - 20 March 2019
BRAZIL: Forming friendly ties with the US - LatinNews Daily - 19 March 2019
BRAZIL: The three branches of gov’t seek consensus - LatinNews Daily - 18 March 2019
BRAZIL: STF ruling puts Lava Jato into question - LatinNews Daily - 15 March 2019
BRAZIL: Venezuelan crisis spills over into Roraima - Weekly Report - 14 March 2019 (WR-19-10)
Arrests made in Brazil’s Franco murder case - Weekly Report - 14 March 2019 (WR-19-10)
BRAZIL: School shooting revives gun laws debate - LatinNews Daily - 14 March 2019
BRAZIL: Reinforcing good relations with Paraguay - LatinNews Daily - 13 March 2019
Brazil: PCC leadership in question - Security & Strategic Review - March 2019
Brazil: The anti-crime package: ambitious or ineffective? - Security & Strategic Review - March 2019
Is the region slipping back on Law and Order? - Security & Strategic Review - March 2019
BRAZIL: President condemned for attacking the press - LatinNews Daily - 12 March 2019
BRAZIL: Roraima affected by Venezuela electricity blackout - LatinNews Daily - 11 March 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t indigenous policy declared unconstitutional - LatinNews Daily - 08 March 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 07 March 2019 (WR-19-09)
BRAZIL: A Carnival of protests - Weekly Report - 07 March 2019 (WR-19-09)
BRAZIL: The case for the pension reform - Weekly Report - 07 March 2019 (WR-19-09)
BRAZIL: Negative backlash over presidential tweet - LatinNews Daily - 07 March 2019
BRAZIL: Rio’s Carnival not entirely violence-free - LatinNews Daily - 06 March 2019
BRAZIL: Unions upset over provisional decree - LatinNews Daily - 05 March 2019
BRAZIL: Dam investigations lead Vale executives to step down - LatinNews Daily - 04 March 2019
Breier visits Brazil, Paraguay - LatinNews Daily - 04 March 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro welcomes Venezuela’s Guaidó - LatinNews Daily - 01 March 2019

February 2019

Brazil-Paraguay: boosting bilateral ties? - Weekly Report - 28 February 2019 (WR-19-08)
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 28 February 2019 (WR-19-08)
BRAZIL: Homicides fall, but challenges remain - Weekly Report - 28 February 2019 (WR-19-08)
BRAZIL: Operation Car Wash rears its head - LatinNews Daily - 28 February 2019
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro meets Paraguayan counterpart at Itaipú dam - LatinNews Daily - 27 February 2019
New warning that illegal mining has reached “epidemic levels” - Andean Group - February 2019
BRAZIL: New mining regulation passed in Minas Gerais - LatinNews Daily - 26 February 2019
BRAZIL-VENEZUELA: Brasília responds to clashes on border - LatinNews Daily - 25 February 2019
Brazil works with US to deliver aid to Venezuela - LatinNews Daily - 25 February 2019
Region: How fast will EV take-up happen? - Latin American Economy & Business - February 2019
Brazil: Few signs of change after latest mining disaster - Latin American Economy & Business - February 2019
ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS - Latin American Economy & Business - February 2019
Brazil: Great Expectations - Latin American Economy & Business - February 2019
Brazil: Central bank holds interest rates again - Latin American Economy & Business - February 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t says no risk of conflict with Venezuela, maintains aid - LatinNews Daily - 22 February 2019
Bolsonaro government grapples with crisis in Brazil - Weekly Report - 21 February 2019 (WR-19-07)
BRAZIL: The battle for pension reform begins - LatinNews Daily - 21 February 2019
Economic Highlights - Brazil & Southern Cone - February 2019
Will Brazil ever learn its lessons? - Brazil & Southern Cone - February 2019
BRAZIL: Moro’s anti-crime package goes to congress - LatinNews Daily - 20 February 2019
BRAZIL: First Bolsonaro minister falls - LatinNews Daily - 19 February 2019
BRAZIL: Authorities work on responses to Brumadinho tragedy - LatinNews Daily - 18 February 2019
Duque conducts official visit to Washington - LatinNews Daily - 18 February 2019
BRAZIL: Pension reform takes shape - LatinNews Daily - 15 February 2019
BRAZIL: Rio assailed by the elements - Weekly Report - 14 February 2019 (WR-19-06)
BRAZIL: President’s party in disarray - Weekly Report - 14 February 2019 (WR-19-06)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro’s toughness on corruption put to the test - LatinNews Daily - 14 February 2019
Venezuela-Region: Resurgent diseases in Venezuela pose health risk for region - Security & Strategic Review - February 2019
Populism against crime: where are Brazil and Mexico heading? - Security & Strategic Review - February 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t denies spying on Catholic bishops over Amazon concerns - LatinNews Daily - 13 February 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t commits to centre for Venezuelan aid - LatinNews Daily - 12 February 2019
BRAZIL: Deadly police operation in Rio raises questions - LatinNews Daily - 11 February 2019
BRAZIL: President’s health could delay pension reform - LatinNews Daily - 08 February 2019
BRAZIL: Moro promotes ‘get tough’ plan for crime and corruption - Weekly Report - 07 February 2019 (WR-19-05)
BRAZIL: Not quite a clean break with the past - Weekly Report - 07 February 2019 (WR-19-05)
BRAZIL: Lula da Silva’s future in doubt after second conviction - LatinNews Daily - 07 February 2019
BRAZIL: First Bolsonaro minister accused of corruption - LatinNews Daily - 06 February 2019
BRAZIL: Justice minister presents tough plan to fight crime and corruption - LatinNews Daily - 05 February 2019
BRAZIL: New congressional leadership a boost for Bolsonaro - LatinNews Daily - 04 February 2019
BRAZIL: Protests against Bolsonaro’s indigenous policies - LatinNews Daily - 01 February 2019

January 2019

BRAZIL: Congress prepares to elect leaders - Weekly Report - 31 January 2019 (WR-19-04)
BRAZIL: Country demands answers after dam collapse tragedy - Weekly Report - 31 January 2019 (WR-19-04)
BRAZIL: Federal gov’t looks for backing on pension reform - LatinNews Daily - 31 January 2019
BRAZIL: Gov’t secretary gives assurances on privatisation - LatinNews Daily - 30 January 2019
BRAZIL: Authorities promise action following Brumadinho dam collapse - LatinNews Daily - 29 January 2019
BRAZIL: Vale in the firing line after dam break tragedy - LatinNews Daily - 28 January 2019
Brazil: Ex-admiral appointed chairman of state oil giant Petrobras - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Region: Despite obstacles, e-commerce set to grow - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Brazil: Pension reform ideas start to circulate - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Brazil: Bolsonaro tries to woo investors in Davos - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Brazil: Brazil’s stock market booms, but will it last? - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Region: Brazil and Mexico to set the tone - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Poverty contained? - Latin American Economy & Business - January 2019
Gay federal deputy leaves Brazil, raises safety concerns - LatinNews Daily - 25 January 2019
BRAZIL: Domestic scandal mars Bolsonaro’s Davos appearance - Weekly Report - 24 January 2019 (WR-19-03)
Brazil gov’t presents goals for first 100 days - LatinNews Daily - 24 January 2019
Economic Highlights - Brazil & Southern Cone - January 2019
Violence in Rio de Janeiro poses daunting challenge for new government - Brazil & Southern Cone - January 2019
Bolsonaro puts the Brazilian Amazon in the spotlight - Brazil & Southern Cone - January 2019
Brazil’s Bolsonaro attends WEF summit in Davos - LatinNews Daily - 23 January 2019
Gang-organised violence continues to plague Brazil’s Ceará - LatinNews Daily - 22 January 2019
Brazil president’s son under suspicions of corruption - LatinNews Daily - 21 January 2019
NGO raises concerns over gov’t response to insecurity in Brazil - LatinNews Daily - 18 January 2019
TRACKING TRENDS - Weekly Report - 17 January 2019 (WR-19-02)
BRAZIL: Bolsonaro moves forward on security policy - Weekly Report - 17 January 2019 (WR-19-02)
Brazil-Argentina relationship on solid ground after presidents meet - LatinNews Daily - 17 January 2019
Brazil: Criminal gangs drive outbreak of violence in Ceará - Security & Strategic Review - January 2019
Brazil: Rio de Janeiro: life after military intervention - Security & Strategic Review - January 2019
Brazil’s Bolsonaro partially delivers campaign promise on gun laws - LatinNews Daily - 16 January 2019
Military representation increases in Brazil’s new government - LatinNews Daily - 15 January 2019
Measures taken in Brazil’s Ceará as violence continues - LatinNews Daily - 14 January 2019
US condemns Maduro’s usurpation of power - LatinNews Daily - 14 January 2019
Controversy over change in gov’t personnel in Brazil - LatinNews Daily - 11 January 2019
New political era begins in Brazil - Weekly Report - 10 January 2019 (WR-19-01)
NGOs seek dialogue with Brazilian gov’t - LatinNews Daily - 10 January 2019
Brazil’s Guedes gives indications on pension reform - LatinNews Daily - 09 January 2019
Public accounts come under scrutiny in Brazil’s new gov’t - LatinNews Daily - 08 January 2019
Violence in Brazil’s Ceará poses first test for Bolsonaro gov’t - LatinNews Daily - 07 January 2019
Pompeo visits Brazil and Colombia - LatinNews Daily - 07 January 2019
Liberal economist takes over as CEO of Brazil’s Petrobras - LatinNews Daily - 04 January 2019
Brazil’s Bolsonaro adopts pragmatic stance on China - LatinNews Daily - 03 January 2019
Bolsonaro sworn in, promises new Brazil free from ideology - LatinNews Daily - 02 January 2019