Publication: The Economist - The Americas

First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia’s peace process: The moment of truth

ALMOST his entire army career has been devoted to hunting down the FARC, culminating in operations that killed three of the guerrillas’ top commanders in 2008-11. Yet on August 22nd General Javier Flórez, the second-in-command of Colombia’s armed forces, ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Caribbean: Twelve clueless men

“WE simply cannot carry on the way we are going,” says Trinidad and Tobago’s chief justice, Ivor Archie. Along with other reforms, he wants to abolish the jury system, a hallowed cornerstone of English common law for almost 800 years and exported to ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Peru’s media: Liberty’s enfant terrible

Denouncing Fujimori’s electoral fraudMANY Peruvians looked kindly on the government of Alberto Fujimori, which overcame both hyperinflation and the Maoist terrorists of the Shining Path in the 1990s. But after Mr Fujimori sent troops to close down ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s presidential campaign: The third way

IN HIS presidential bid Eduardo Campos, the former governor of Pernambuco, set out to break the mould of Brazilian politics, polarised between the ruling left-wing Workers’ Party (PT) of President Dilma Rousseff and the centre-right Party of Brazilian ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Oil in Canada: Crude errors

FOR environmentalists, battling oil pipelines has become a surrogate for constraining the growth of Canada’s tar sands and their greenhouse-gas emissions. Without such proposed, but stalled, pipeline projects as Northern Gateway in Canada or Keystone ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting crime in Mexico: The Feds ride out

SET beside a lake two hours’ drive from Mexico City, Valle de Bravo brands itself a Pueblo Mágico (“Magical Town”). Normally it is a place where the capital’s wealthy residents come to sail, jet ski and show off their SUVs. Now its cobbled streets ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Shale gas in Argentina: Dead-cow bounce

DRIVING north-west along a poplar-lined road from the city of Neuquén, orchards and wineries give way to a bone-dry land of stubborn brush, hardy wild horses and a sprinkling of Amerindian villages. Underground lies long unsuspected wealth: Vaca Muerta ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Politics in Brazil: Tragic August, uncertain October

AUGUST is a tragic month in Brazilian politics. Sixty years ago Getúlio Vargas, a populist dictator turned democrat, committed suicide while in office. In 1976 Juscelino Kubitschek, who built Brasília, the country’s Utopian capital, was killed in a ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Smuggling in Venezuela: The wild frontier

Cheaper than waterVENEZUELA’S western border is a smuggler’s paradise. Everything from rice to cement finds its way over the frontier into Colombia. The most lucrative trade of all is in petrol: Venezuela’s energy minister, Rafael Ramírez, reckons ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: The sage of Montevideo

“REPUBLICS entered the world to affirm that men are basically equal,” declares José Mujica. Uruguay’s president abhors the red carpets, the soldiers with cornets and the “monarchical” paraphernalia that are the trappings of modern office. “If democracy ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Panama Canal: Now for the next 100 years

IN 1914, troubled by the onset of the Great War, The Economist published a 176-page special edition on what it called a great “achievement of Peace”: the opening of the Panama Canal. “It may be long before the tolls become remunerative, but its immediate ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

NAFTA’s junior partners: She loves me, she loves me not

CANADA and Mexico share the fortune, or misfortune, of a border with the world’s most powerful country, which looks down on both of them. For 20 years, as privileged trading partners of the United States, they have had the opportunity to influence it ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 07 2014]

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Peru’s media: Liberty’s enfant terrible [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
The Caribbean: Twelve clueless men [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
Colombia’s peace process: The moment of truth [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
Brazil’s presidential campaign: The third way [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
Oil in Canada: Crude errors [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
Shale gas in Argentina: Dead-cow bounce [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
Fighting crime in Mexico: The Feds ride out [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
Smuggling in Venezuela: The wild frontier [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
The Panama Canal: Now for the next 100 years [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
Bello: The sage of Montevideo [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
Politics in Brazil: Tragic August, uncertain Oc... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 14 2014]
Bello: The palindrome of Kirchnerismo [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 07 2014]
NAFTA’s junior partners: She loves me, she love... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 07 2014]
Brazil’s presidential-election campaign: A tigh... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 07 2014]
Cuba and the outside world: Rekindling old frie... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 07 2014]
Politics in Venezuela: Whose hand on the tiller? [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 31 2014]
Bello: I, the Supreme [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 31 2014]
Wild Rose Country: Plategate [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 31 2014]
Correction [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 31 2014]
Argentina’s debt saga: No movement [Published The Economist - The Americas - Jul 31 2014]
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]
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Peru’s media: Liberty’s enfant terrible [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
Denouncing Fujimori’s electoral fraudMANY Peruvians looked kindly on the government of Alberto Fujimori, which overcame both hyperinflation and the Maoist terrorists of the Shining Path in the 1990s. But after Mr Fujimori sent troops to close down ...
The Caribbean: Twelve clueless men [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
“WE simply cannot carry on the way we are going,” says Trinidad and Tobago’s chief justice, Ivor Archie. Along with other reforms, he wants to abolish the jury system, a hallowed cornerstone of English common law for almost 800 years and exported to ...
Colombia’s peace process: The moment of truth [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 28 2014]
ALMOST his entire army career has been devoted to hunting down the FARC, culminating in operations that killed three of the guerrillas’ top commanders in 2008-11. Yet on August 22nd General Javier Flórez, the second-in-command of Colombia’s armed forces, ...
Brazil’s presidential campaign: The third way [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
IN HIS presidential bid Eduardo Campos, the former governor of Pernambuco, set out to break the mould of Brazilian politics, polarised between the ruling left-wing Workers’ Party (PT) of President Dilma Rousseff and the centre-right Party of Brazilian ...
Oil in Canada: Crude errors [Published The Economist - The Americas - Aug 21 2014]
FOR environmentalists, battling oil pipelines has become a surrogate for constraining the growth of Canada’s tar sands and their greenhouse-gas emissions. Without such proposed, but stalled, pipeline projects as Northern Gateway in Canada or Keystone ...
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