Publication: The Economist - The Americas

First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Canada’s war on doorknobs: Knobless oblige

IT IS rare for changes to a municipal building code to become headline news. But Vancouver’s ban on doorknobs in all new buildings, which went into effect last month, is an exception. It has provoked a strong reaction from the door-opening public and ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Canada, Vancouver
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Will the real Mr Santos please speak up

UNTIL a few weeks ago, nobody seriously thought that Juan Manuel Santos would fail to win a second term in an election on May 25th. By any reasonable standard, his has been a good government. Colombia’s economy is in decent shape, and unemployment ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Bello, Elections, Colombia
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s economy: The 50-year snooze

PECKISH revellers at Lollapalooza, a big music festival in São Paulo earlier this month, were in for a treat. In contrast to past years’ menus of reheated hamburgers, they could plump for pulled pork, barbecue ribs or corn on the cob, courtesy of BOS ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Brazil, São Paulo, Corn
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Clarification: Bello

Our Bello column on Chile (April 5th 2014) said that the country’s proposed tax reforms would mean shareholders would be taxed on corporate profits they did not receive as dividends. Although firms would be required to pay personal income tax on behalf ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Bello, april 5th 2014, Taxes
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Business in Costa Rica: Intel outside

KARLA BLANCO started working for Intel in 1997, when the microchip giant opened its factory in the Costa Rican rainforest. She was hired as a customs and trade expert and quickly climbed the professional ladder. After 17 years with the company, Ms Blanco ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Costa Rica, Mora, Vietnam
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Peru’s Italian job

WHEN Bello reported on the latter years of Carlos Menem’s rule in Argentina, he would sometimes be enjoined to take no notice of the political scandals lapping around the regime. The important thing, he was told, was that the economy was run by responsible ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese lending to Latin America: Flexible friends

THE rise of China has changed every region. But it has reinforced patterns, too. China’s demand for commodities has entrenched Latin America’s position as a supplier of raw materials. The country guzzles oil from Venezuela and Ecuador, copper from Chile, ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: The CFK psychodrama

YEARS ago, at a dinner in the Argentine presidential residence on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a quarrel broke out between then president Néstor Kirchner and one of his senior ministers. Deeply offended, the minister left the palace only to be detained ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Voisey’s Bay nickel mine: Ice and lolly

BY ANY standards the Voisey’s Bay nickel mine is remote. Diamond prospectors found the deposit near the coast of Canada’s easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1993 (see map); the mine, which is operated by Vale of Brazil, opened in ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Investment in Cuba: Strait talk

AT THE outset of Tom Wolfe’s latest novel, “Back to Blood”, the muscled hero, a 25-year-old Cuban-American cop called Nestor Camacho, seethes when his fat and disdainful Americano (Anglo) colleagues stereotype him as a Cuban. He has never set eyes ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Elections in Quebec: The s-word

WHEN Pierre Karl Péladeau (pictured) raised a clenched fist in the air on March 9th and declared he wanted Quebec to be an independent country, Quebeckers took notice. Unfortunately for the ruling Parti Québécois (PQ), for whom the multimillionaire ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: A political FUTbol

“CHILE has only one great enemy and it’s called inequality,” declared Michelle Bachelet on March 11th as she returned to La Moneda, the presidential palace, just four years after leaving it. Following an interlude of rule by the centre-right, Ms Bachelet ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]

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Canada’s war on doorknobs: Knobless oblige [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Business in Costa Rica: Intel outside [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Brazil’s economy: The 50-year snooze [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Bello: Will the real Mr Santos please speak up [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Clarification: Bello [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Chinese lending to Latin America: Flexible friends [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
Bello: Peru’s Italian job [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
Voisey’s Bay nickel mine: Ice and lolly [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: The CFK psychod... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 10 2014]
Elections in Quebec: The s-word [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]
Scandal in Mexico: A trashy tale [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]
Investment in Cuba: Strait talk [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]
Bello: A political FUTbol [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 03 2014]
Latin America’s economies: Life after the commo... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 27 2014]
Brazil’s internet law: The net closes [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 27 2014]
Data leaks: Going overboard [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 27 2014]
Bello: Legalism v democracy [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 27 2014]
Bello: The bets that failed [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 20 2014]
Mexico’s finance minister: The man from MIT [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 20 2014]
Venezuela’s protests: Inside the barrios [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 20 2014]
Canadian erotica: Don’t screw with them [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 13 2014]
Colombia’s congressional election: Hostile forces [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 13 2014]
Bello: Dallying with a monster [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 13 2014]
Brazil’s presidential election: Winning hearts ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 13 2014]
Separatism in Quebec: Unspoken desire [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 06 2014]
iPhonenomics: One phone, many countries [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 06 2014]
Bello: A test of political maturity [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 06 2014]
Wage negotiations in Argentina: Class war [Published The Economist - The Americas - Mar 06 2014]
Disorder in Venezuela: Towards the brink [Published The Economist - The Americas - Feb 27 2014]
Bello: The going gets tougher [Published The Economist - The Americas - Feb 27 2014]
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Canada’s war on doorknobs: Knobless oblige [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
IT IS rare for changes to a municipal building code to become headline news. But Vancouver’s ban on doorknobs in all new buildings, which went into effect last month, is an exception. It has provoked a strong reaction from the door-opening public and ...
Business in Costa Rica: Intel outside [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
KARLA BLANCO started working for Intel in 1997, when the microchip giant opened its factory in the Costa Rican rainforest. She was hired as a customs and trade expert and quickly climbed the professional ladder. After 17 years with the company, Ms Blanco ...
Brazil’s economy: The 50-year snooze [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
PECKISH revellers at Lollapalooza, a big music festival in São Paulo earlier this month, were in for a treat. In contrast to past years’ menus of reheated hamburgers, they could plump for pulled pork, barbecue ribs or corn on the cob, courtesy of BOS ...
Bello: Will the real Mr Santos please speak up [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
UNTIL a few weeks ago, nobody seriously thought that Juan Manuel Santos would fail to win a second term in an election on May 25th. By any reasonable standard, his has been a good government. Colombia’s economy is in decent shape, and unemployment ...
Clarification: Bello [Published The Economist - The Americas - Apr 16 2014]
Our Bello column on Chile (April 5th 2014) said that the country’s proposed tax reforms would mean shareholders would be taxed on corporate profits they did not receive as dividends. Although firms would be required to pay personal income tax on behalf ...
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