Publication: The Economist - The Americas

First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Eyes on the classroom

THE Liceo Bicentenario San Pedro is a modern secondary school in Puente Alto, a gritty district of Santiago in Chile. Opened in 2012, the school nestles amid the vestiges of a shantytown where urban sprawl meets the vineyards of the Maipo valley. Most ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Bello, Chile, Urban Sprawl
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Coffee rust: Roya flushed

WHEN Jesús María Aguirre saw his coffee bushes wither away, he knew that he had lost the sole source of income for his family. “We would go to collect coffee and would come back with our baskets nearly empty,” says the Colombian grower, recalling the ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Coffee, Colombia, USAID, Fungus
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Argentina’s debt saga: Unsettling times

ITS steakhouses bustle, its shopping malls teem. There are few signs that, on July 30th, Argentina could default for the eighth time. Yet the chances are rising.The countdown started on June 16th, when the Supreme Court of the United States announced ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s economy: All systems slow

DURING the month-long football World Cup, which concluded in Brazil on July 13th, rua 25 de Março, a tatty but popular shopping street in São Paulo, was a riot of yellow and green. It was hard to buy anything that did not come in the Brazilian national ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Panama hats: Hold onto your headwear

Teddy and his MontecristiHATS have been woven in and around Montecristi, a hillside town in Ecuador near the Pacific Ocean, since as long ago as the 17th century. Locally the cream-coloured titfers, which are made from the soft fibres of a palm-like ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuela’s oil diaspora: Brain haemorrhage

IN 2003 Venezuela’s then president, Hugo Chávez, fired more than 18,000 employees, almost half the workforce, of the state-run oil corporation, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA). Their offence was to have taken part in a strike (pictured) called in protest ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: The moderates fight back

AFTER securing a landslide electoral victory on the most left-wing platform Chile has seen in more than 40 years, Michelle Bachelet has lost no time in implementing her programme. In her first four months in office, the flurry of proposals has included ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American diplomacy: Monogamous no more

NO SOONER was the football over than the diplomacy began. Having been quick to claim credit for Brazil’s generally smooth running of the World Cup, Dilma Rousseff this week hosted Russia’s Vladimir Putin, a summit of the BRICS group of emerging countries ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Cuba, Vladimir Putin, Russia
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Crime in Latin America: A broken system

PEDRO RODRÍGUEZ, head of Nicaragua’s youth-affairs police, grabs the shoulder of 17-year-old Axel Matus and gives it a shake. “He was one of our worst cases,” he says. In most of Latin America, a youth with Axel’s background—gangs, drugs, knife-fights, ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 10 2014]
Entities: Crime, Nicaragua, Managua, Police
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Lessons of a footballing Armageddon

THE only previous time that Brazil hosted the World Cup, in 1950, it famously lost the final 2-1 to Uruguay, after shipping two goals in 13 minutes late in the second half. So deflated were Brazilians that Nelson Rodrigues, a playwright and journalist, ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: The Luis Suárez of international finance

IT HARDLY came as a shock that Luis Suárez, a gifted but psychologically flawed Uruguayan striker, expressed his frustration at failing to score against Italy in a World Cup match on June 24th by biting an opponent. After all, he had done so twice ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico’s reforms: The power and the glory

TWENTY years ago Juan Morales shut his beautifully preserved 19th-century mill in Morelos, a village in Coahuila close to the Texan border, after reductions to subsidies made the flour business unprofitable. Now he hopes the mill will get a new lease ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 03 2014]

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Brazil’s economy: All systems slow [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Coffee rust: Roya flushed [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Bello: Eyes on the classroom [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Argentina’s debt saga: Unsettling times [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
Panama hats: Hold onto your headwear [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
Latin American diplomacy: Monogamous no more [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
Bello: The moderates fight back [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
Venezuela’s oil diaspora: Brain haemorrhage [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
Crime in Latin America: A broken system [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 10 2014]
Bello: Lessons of a footballing Armageddon [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 10 2014]
Canada’s First Nations: The atlas of King George [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 03 2014]
Mexico’s reforms: The power and the glory [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 03 2014]
Bello: The Luis Suárez of international finance [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 03 2014]
Bello: That damned child [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 26 2014]
The World Cup in Brazil: The half-time verdict [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 26 2014]
Canada’s Northern Gateway project: A go or a no? [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 19 2014]
Colombia’s presidential election: Four more years [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 19 2014]
Argentina’s bonds: A good week for some investors [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 19 2014]
Bello: Devaluing the Bolivarian revolution [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 19 2014]
Argentine politics: Boudou hoodoo [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 12 2014]
Comparing Brazil’s states: Welcome to Italordan [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 12 2014]
Bello: The gods that failed [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 12 2014]
Victims of Mexico’s drug war: Tracing the missing [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 12 2014]
Stray dogs in Chile: Spay as you go [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 05 2014]
The Columbia River Treaty: Salmon en route [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 05 2014]
Medellín’s comeback: The trouble with miracles [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jun 05 2014]
Bello: The reform that got away [Published The Economist - The Americas - May 29 2014]
Migrants in the Dominican Republic: No place li... [Published The Economist - The Americas - May 29 2014]
Colombia’s election: Uribe’s wrath [Published The Economist - The Americas - May 29 2014]
Protest in Brazil: Cheering for Argentina [Published The Economist - The Americas - May 29 2014]
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Brazil’s economy: All systems slow [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
DURING the month-long football World Cup, which concluded in Brazil on July 13th, rua 25 de Março, a tatty but popular shopping street in São Paulo, was a riot of yellow and green. It was hard to buy anything that did not come in the Brazilian national ...
Coffee rust: Roya flushed [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
WHEN Jesús María Aguirre saw his coffee bushes wither away, he knew that he had lost the sole source of income for his family. “We would go to collect coffee and would come back with our baskets nearly empty,” says the Colombian grower, recalling the ...
Bello: Eyes on the classroom [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
THE Liceo Bicentenario San Pedro is a modern secondary school in Puente Alto, a gritty district of Santiago in Chile. Opened in 2012, the school nestles amid the vestiges of a shantytown where urban sprawl meets the vineyards of the Maipo valley. Most ...
Argentina’s debt saga: Unsettling times [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 24 2014]
ITS steakhouses bustle, its shopping malls teem. There are few signs that, on July 30th, Argentina could default for the eighth time. Yet the chances are rising.The countdown started on June 16th, when the Supreme Court of the United States announced ...
Panama hats: Hold onto your headwear [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 17 2014]
Teddy and his MontecristiHATS have been woven in and around Montecristi, a hillside town in Ecuador near the Pacific Ocean, since as long ago as the 17th century. Locally the cream-coloured titfers, which are made from the soft fibres of a palm-like ...
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