Publication: The Economist - The Americas

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuela’s economy: Of oil and coconut water

A BIG oil producer unable to pay its bills during a protracted oil-price boom is a rare beast. Thanks to colossal economic mismanagement, that is exactly what Venezuela, the world’s tenth-largest oil exporter, has become.At the end of the second quarter ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Latin America’s Korean dream

ONCE again, Latin America has a growth problem. After a dozen golden years of economic expansion and falling poverty, the region is likely to grow by only around 1.5% this year. Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela are suffering recessions of varying severity. ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Migration via Mexico: Taming the beast

The days of human cargo“LA BESTIA” (“The Beast”) still trundles along the length of Mexico, from Guatemala to the United States. But the infamous freight train has fewer people perched on its roof and clinging to its sides. Since last month the Mexican ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Laundering Mexico’s drug money: Washing up

DRUG traffickers, like everyone else, only want money because they want what money can buy. But turning dirty cash from drug sales into clean, usable currency has become harder for Mexican drug gangs as a result of tighter banking regulations at home ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Stephen Harper: The political predator

WHEN Stephen Harper led his Conservatives to victory in 2006 and formed a minority government, few Canadians expected it to last. The Liberals, who had dominated national politics for much of the past century, saw it as an interregnum. They did not ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Memory is not history

IT IS lunchtime and the Museum of Memory in Santiago has a sprinkling of visitors. They contemplate the exhibits in silence. There is grainy footage of Hawker jets bombing the Moneda palace during General Augusto Pinochet’s coup against Salvador Allende, ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Petrobras affair: A charged campaign

“IF I talk, there won’t be an election,” Paulo Roberto Costa, a former executive at Petrobras, was supposed to have warned. Mr Costa, arrested in March in a money-laundering probe involving Brazil’s state-controlled oil giant, has started talking. Polling ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Suicide: Desperate measures

GUYANA tends to do disappointingly, but not disastrously, in global rankings. It comes 121st out of 187 countries on the UN Development Programme’s human-development index; in the World Economic Forum’s latest competitiveness rankings, it comes 117th ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico’s president: Turning on the charm

WATCHING President Enrique Peña Nieto in shirt-sleeves among his whooping, sombrero-wearing supporters is a lot more fun than seeing him as he prefers to be seen: in a suit and tie, with slicked-back hair, deploying all of Mexico’s sash-laden presidential ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Marina Silva: The Silva surger

HER rise has been extraordinary. In August Marina Silva was propelled from running-mate to the top of the centrist Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) ticket after the death in a plane crash of its leader, Eduardo Campos. Since then Ms Silva has taken ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 04 2014]
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]

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Laundering Mexico’s drug money: Washing up [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
Migration via Mexico: Taming the beast [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
Bello: Latin America’s Korean dream [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
Venezuela’s economy: Of oil and coconut water [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
Suicide: Desperate measures [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
The Petrobras affair: A charged campaign [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
Bello: Memory is not history [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
Stephen Harper: The political predator [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
Mexico’s president: Turning on the charm [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 04 2014]
Marina Silva: The Silva surger [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 04 2014]
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]
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Laundering Mexico’s drug money: Washing up [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
DRUG traffickers, like everyone else, only want money because they want what money can buy. But turning dirty cash from drug sales into clean, usable currency has become harder for Mexican drug gangs as a result of tighter banking regulations at home ...
Migration via Mexico: Taming the beast [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
The days of human cargo“LA BESTIA” (“The Beast”) still trundles along the length of Mexico, from Guatemala to the United States. But the infamous freight train has fewer people perched on its roof and clinging to its sides. Since last month the Mexican ...
Bello: Latin America’s Korean dream [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
ONCE again, Latin America has a growth problem. After a dozen golden years of economic expansion and falling poverty, the region is likely to grow by only around 1.5% this year. Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela are suffering recessions of varying severity. ...
Venezuela’s economy: Of oil and coconut water [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 18 2014]
A BIG oil producer unable to pay its bills during a protracted oil-price boom is a rare beast. Thanks to colossal economic mismanagement, that is exactly what Venezuela, the world’s tenth-largest oil exporter, has become.At the end of the second quarter ...
Suicide: Desperate measures [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 11 2014]
GUYANA tends to do disappointingly, but not disastrously, in global rankings. It comes 121st out of 187 countries on the UN Development Programme’s human-development index; in the World Economic Forum’s latest competitiveness rankings, it comes 117th ...
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