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06/05/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
On May 1st the government lifted electricity rates in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area by an average of 9%. The policy decision proved politically contentious, bringing to the fore divisions within the ruling left-wing Frente de Todos (FdT) Peronist coalition. It also highlighted the risk of populist measures derailing the fiscal consolidation process, which is crucial to Argentina's macroeconomic stability and its chances of securing IMF financing.
05/05/2021Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Regional
The damage is already visible from space
30/04/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
Colombia is a test case of the difficult fiscal decisions governments will face
30/04/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Política Internacional
It is a way to reward old friends and win new ones
30/04/2021Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Internacional
Semiconductors are booming; services are not
27/04/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
THE MAYA TRAIN, a 1,500km-long railway that is due to run through the Yucatán peninsula, is one of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s pet projects. But rather than entrust the job to architects or engineers, Mexico’s president has given it to military men. Last year he said the armed forces would build several sections of track, later adding that they would also operate part of the line. In March it was revealed that the army would not only construct and run the railway, but also keep all of the profits.
23/04/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Medio Ambiente
His virtual summit went smoothly, but the real work is still ahead
23/04/2021Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Internacional
It has protected the country from shocks but is choking any growth
21/04/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
According to the national statistics institute (INDEC), the consumer price index (CPI) rose by 4.8% month on month in March.
13/04/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
On April 6th the president, Alberto Fernández, issued a "decree of necessity and urgency" (an executive decree that has the force of law) to approve changes to the regime of currency controls.
06/04/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
In a March 25th statement co-ordinated with Argentina's economy minister, Martín Guzmán, IMF officials highlighted the progress made by both sides in reaching common ground regarding the principles that would underpin a future IMF-backed structural adjustment programme.
05/04/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Salud
South Asia is fast becoming the centre of the pandemic
05/04/2021Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Organismos Internacionales
Poor countries need more help, but it should be transparent and targeted
31/03/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Organismos Internacionales
The country owes a whopping $45bn, or $1,000 per person
31/03/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
The heads of the army, navy and air force quit after the president shuffles his cabinet
30/03/2021Economía The Economist - Reino Unido Economía Internacional
Donald Trump and the covid pandemic have changed the politics of spending big
26/03/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Mercosur
The South American trade group marks an unhappy 30th birthday
26/03/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
According to private-sector estimates, the number of fracking stages (the parts of oil wells being fracked) in Vaca Muerta—one of the world's largest shale plays, located in Argentina's Neuquén province—rose by a huge 70% year on year in February, to 692.
26/03/2021Política The Economist - Reino Unido Politica Latinoamericana
Eighteen candidates are battling it out in a general election on April 11th
23/03/2021Argentina The Economist - Reino Unido Economía
In mid-March the government led by the president, Alberto Fernández, sent a bill to Congress that lays out the details of a progressive reform to corporate income tax.