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09/10/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política
On October 5th the president, Mauricio Macri, completed the first week of "sí se puede" (yes we can) marches, aimed at reinvigorating his re-election campaign ahead of the first-round vote on October 27th
08/10/2019Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana Andres Schipani
At Bolivia’s largest museum, perched on a hill in an isolated Andean village one item stands out. Itis a replica of a makeshift football covered in white cloth that Bolivia’s President Evo Morales usedto play with as a small child, in between school lessons and herding llamas on the chilly plateau.
04/10/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
The current economic crisis is milder than the collapse of 2001-02. And the country’s politicians are more responsible
04/10/2019Política The Economist - Reino Unido Política Económica
One problem is the country’s distance from manufacturing centres
03/10/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Mercosur
Argentina and Brazil, the two largest South American economies, have been politically in step for most of the past two decades. Now, however, a parting of the ways looks probable. Last year, the Brazilian electorate swung to the populist far right, electing Jair Bolsonaro as president.
01/10/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
The current-account deficit came in at US$2.6bn in the second quarter of 2019, down significantly from US$8.5bn in the year-earlier period.
27/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
On September 19th the administration of the president, Mauricio Macri, sent legislation to Congress aimed at reprofiling domestic-law debt
26/09/2019Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Inversiones
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America posted a mixed performance in 2018, according to data from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Total inflows rose by 13% year on year in 2018, reversing a five-year period of decline.
20/09/2019Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
Climate issue: On energy and the environment, the region’s left-wing leaders are throwbacks, not progressives
19/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
On September 16th the Treasury minister, Hernán Lacunza, formally presented draft budget legislation for 2020 to the Chamber of Deputies (the lower house of Congress). Despite recent setbacks, the government has reiterated its commitment to fiscal adjustment measures in order to produce a primary surplus of 1% of GDP in 2020.
18/09/2019Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Internacional
If Saudi Arabia does manage to restore output within weeks (as we currently expect), and if geopolitical tensions die down, oil prices should ease back to an average of US$65/barrel in the final three months of the year (from about US$70/b just after the attack).
16/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política
Both the government and the political opposition (which looks set for a return to power in December) are launching measures aimed at improving social conditions and reducing the risk of a governability crisis (Economist Intelligence Unit).
13/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política Económica
A new paper argues that orthodoxy could have worked, had it been more stern
13/09/2019Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
Latin America’s biggest-ever exodus continues
10/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Política
The economy has suffered from the legacy of the past and fear of the future (Sep 5th 2019)
06/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
Argentina’s election may not portend a regional swing back to the left
06/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
Argentina’s selective default and currency controls feel like the bad old days
06/09/2019Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
Crime, weak economies and corruption are pushing them to move abroad
03/09/2019Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
The government announced a “reprofiling”—ie, delayed repayment—of $100bn-worth of short term borrowings and raised the prospect that some longer-term debts might be rejigged, too. That led to a new wave of capital flight and a few days later the reimposition of currency controls.
03/09/2019Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Regional
A monetary easing cycle is now under way in the region, with several major countries cutting rates in recent weeks, including Chile (in June), Brazil (July), Mexico (August) and Peru (also August). In addition, several smaller countries, such as Paraguay, Costa Rica and Jamaica, have cut rates this year too.