Publication: The Economist - The Americas

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

Mexico and impunity: When crime is unchecked

EXACTLY 200 years ago, in the badlands of southwestern Mexico, rebels fighting Spanish rule drafted the country’s first political charter. The so-called Constitution of Apatzingán of October 22nd 1814 attempted to set out a framework for the rule of ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Mexico, Crime, Abduction
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: The travails of ALBA

ON THE night of October 12th, after comfortably winning a third term as the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales was in full rhetorical flow. Having dedicated his victory to Cuba’s Fidel Castro and the late Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, he went on: “How much ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s presidential race: Restarting the rollercoaster

IF A clever pundit had taken a bet on the first-round result in Brazil’s presidential contest three months ago, just as the campaign got cracking, the prediction would probably have been spot-on. In the ballot on October 5th the left-wing incumbent, ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Divide and bribe

IN A recent opinion poll almost half those asked said they believed that if Luis Castañeda was elected as Lima’s mayor he would “steal but would do public works”. In Peru’s regional and local elections on October 5th Mr Castañeda, who denies that he ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: Bello, Bribery, Peru, Lima (Peru)
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bolivia’s election: Happily Evo after

A TRIP on the new cable car that links La Paz, the Bolivian capital, to El Alto, a satellite city perched 400 metres up the cliffs, takes eight scenic minutes. Zig-zagging up the mountains in a bus normally takes 40. The cable car wins plaudits for President ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: Three countries or one continent?

NEVER have Latin American leaders talked so much about regional integration as in the past decade. They have cooked up an alphabet soup of organisations, whose chefs hold non-stop summits even as trade among them grows only slowly. But three countries ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

PetroCaribe and the Caribbean: Single point of failure

“THAT’S how Chávez earned a place in heaven,” said Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela’s president, on a visit to New York last month. Mr Maduro was lauding a programme begun by his predecessor, Hugo Chávez, to supply heating oil to 150,000 low-income families ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Polling in Brazil: Blind data

WHIZZY statistical models were ten-a-penny during the presidential election in the United States in 2012, when Nate Silver and fellow “forecaster-pundits” produced uncannily accurate predictions of a solid win for Barack Obama. In Brazil, where voters ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Argentina’s economy: Thumbs down

Fábrega, in happier timesTHOSE baffled by the Argentine economy could do worse than listen to Puff Daddy. Ask what ails the country and the answer will echo the rapper’s ode to the 100-dollar bill, “It’s all about the Benjamins”. Had the Argentine ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lonesome George: Heaven and shell

HE MAY have been famed for his solitude, but Lonesome George, the world’s most feted tortoise, will never have privacy. George, the last example of the Galápagos subspecies Chelonoidis nigra abingdonii, died in 2012, aged over 100. He remains the only ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s presidential election: The battle for Brazil

TO DESCRIBE the final weeks of Brazil’s presidential campaign as dramatic would be putting it mildly. There was tragedy, when Eduardo Campos, leader and candidate of the centrist Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB), perished in an aeroplane crash in mid-August. ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bello: The times they are a-changin’

WHATEVER the outcome of Brazil’s presidential election, it marks a turning of the political tide in South America after a dozen or more years of leftist hegemony. Even if Dilma Rousseff wins a second term, everything suggests that her victory will ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]

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Bello: The travails of ALBA [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 16 2014]
Mexico and impunity: When crime is unchecked [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 16 2014]
Bolivia’s election: Happily Evo after [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
Bello: Divide and bribe [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
Brazil’s presidential race: Restarting the roll... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
Bello: Three countries or one continent? [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
Polling in Brazil: Blind data [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
PetroCaribe and the Caribbean: Single point of ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
Argentina’s economy: Thumbs down [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 02 2014]
Lonesome George: Heaven and shell [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]
Canada’s Giant Mine: Giant headache [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]
Bello: The times they are a-changin’ [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]
Brazil’s presidential election: The battle for ... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Sep 25 2014]
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]
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Bello: The travails of ALBA [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 16 2014]
ON THE night of October 12th, after comfortably winning a third term as the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales was in full rhetorical flow. Having dedicated his victory to Cuba’s Fidel Castro and the late Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, he went on: “How much ...
Mexico and impunity: When crime is unchecked [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 16 2014]
EXACTLY 200 years ago, in the badlands of southwestern Mexico, rebels fighting Spanish rule drafted the country’s first political charter. The so-called Constitution of Apatzingán of October 22nd 1814 attempted to set out a framework for the rule of ...
Bolivia’s election: Happily Evo after [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
A TRIP on the new cable car that links La Paz, the Bolivian capital, to El Alto, a satellite city perched 400 metres up the cliffs, takes eight scenic minutes. Zig-zagging up the mountains in a bus normally takes 40. The cable car wins plaudits for President ...
Bello: Divide and bribe [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
IN A recent opinion poll almost half those asked said they believed that if Luis Castañeda was elected as Lima’s mayor he would “steal but would do public works”. In Peru’s regional and local elections on October 5th Mr Castañeda, who denies that he ...
Brazil’s presidential race: Restarting the roll... [Published The Economist - The Americas - Oct 09 2014]
IF A clever pundit had taken a bet on the first-round result in Brazil’s presidential contest three months ago, just as the campaign got cracking, the prediction would probably have been spot-on. In the ballot on October 5th the left-wing incumbent, ...
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