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LatinNews Daily - 20 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala crisis deepens as UN backs return of Cicig chief
Andean
- Peru’s Vizcarra wins face off with opposition in congress
- In brief: Andean
Brazil
- Brazil combats ‘fake news’ in public health
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- A year on, Mexico earthquake victims claim they are forgotten
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez under pressure over Itaipú appointments
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 19 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Costa Rica’s Alvarado postpones visit to US over fiscal reform unrest
Andean
- Fujimorismo gives way in Peru
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Haddad questioned about Lula
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Locals protest over disappearance of mayor-elect in southern Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s opposition moves against IMF deal in congress
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 18 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala crisis intensifies as Morales defies top court
Andean
- Military intervention in Venezuela stokes tensions
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s Alckmin warns against populism
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador offers consultation over mining project
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Fernández corruption charge could impact Macri in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 17 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Peru’s Vizcarra issues ultimatum to congress
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Bolsonaro attacks opponents from hospital bed
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s top court orders re-entry of Cicig chief
- In brief: Haiti
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador sends mixed messages on campaign commitments
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina poised for crunch budget debate
- In brief: Uruguay
Washington Watch
- US recalls ambassadors in Central America

LatinNews Daily - 14 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Fiscal reform protests turn violent in Costa Rica
Andean
- Correístas stage protest march in Ecuador
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil will mediate conflict with Venezuela, say presidential candidates
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- US migration proposal produces divisions in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s opposition seeks to obstruct IMF negotiations
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 13 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Mass protests in Guatemala calling for Morales to resign
Andean
- Colombia reiterates call for regional action on Venezuela migrant crisis
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Haddad begins presidential campaigning in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Central America
Mexico
- Police demand protection in Mexico’s Jalisco
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Proliferation of public protests in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 12 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Lula finally abandons presidential bid
Andean
- Colombia’s Duque defends under fire minister
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Protests against fiscal reform continue in Costa Rica
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Morena moves against education reform in Mexico’s congress
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Sanction of military commander produces political tensions in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 11 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Nicaragua’s Ortega rules out dialogue
Andean
- Colombia’s Duque seeks to strengthen ties with Panama
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- New prison break highlights security concerns in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexico’s Morena cuts congressional privileges
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Electoral reform debate advances in Paraguay despite political scandal
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 10 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela gov’t condemns US-led coup plot allegations
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Change of tone in Brazil’s presidential campaign
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- National strike takes place in Nicaragua
- In brief: Central America
Mexico
- Mexico’s Morena warns of state-level rebellion
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Close ally of Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez indicted of drug trafficking charges
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Trump transmits support for Argentina’s Macri

LatinNews Daily - 07 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Risk of electoral tensions after stabbing in Brazil
Andean
- Peru’s executive complains of “political persecution” against President Vizcarra
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Haiti’s prime minister-elect unveils his cabinet
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexican mass grave highlights challenge for López Obrador
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile gov’t-Enap spat over pollution
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 06 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia’s Duque unmoved by ELN gesture
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Bolsonaro leads first-round election polls in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- UNSC holds first meeting to address Nicaragua crisis
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Unabated violence in Mexico’s Guerrero state
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay-Israel spat after Paraguay’s embassy moved back to Tel Aviv
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 05 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala’s Morales causes outcry over decision to bar Cicig chief
Andean
- Region agrees on joint response to Venezuelan crisis
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s Lula hangs on to presidential bid
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- López Obrador to retrain Mexico’s federal security forces for public security work
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguayan gov’t provides more assurances over economic instability
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 04 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentina’s Macri takes drastic measures to try to restore market confidence
Andean
- Bolivia’s Morales faces more coca-related unrest
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Bolsonaro accused of inciting violence
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s Alvarado faces fresh pressure over fiscal deficit
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico’s Peña Nieto defends legacy in last Informe
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 03 September 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Lula barred from running for president
Andean
- Growing calls for regional response to Venezuelan migrant crisis
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s Morales announces end to Cicig’s mandate
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- López Obrador gains Mexican congressional majority
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri prepares major policy adjustments
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- US warns El Salvador over China

LatinNews Daily - 31 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Calls for Honduras’s Hernández to resign
Andean
- Venezuela detains 92 for disregarding price freezes
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Privatisation of Brazil’s Eletrobas goes ahead
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Threat to politicians remains present in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay tries to dismiss Argentina contagion concerns
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 30 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentina asks for further assistance to stop ‘marathon’ against the peso
Andean
- Coca tensions rise in Bolivia
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s presidential candidates speak to the agroindustry
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- UN releases damning report on Nicaragua
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Electoral coalitions fracture as Mexico’s new congress takes shape
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 29 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Assets of Honduras’s two main political parties frozen
Andean
- Unions mobilise against government in Ecuador
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- PT candidate accused of administrative wrongdoing in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico to work with Guatemala on joint migration plan
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Gloriagate allegations begin to bite in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 28 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexico seals bilateral Nafta deal with US
Andean
- Colombia’s Duque makes combatting corruption a priority
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s supreme court to review Lula’s appeal
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Students call on Nicaragua’s Ortega to release political prisoners
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Hearings begin against Chile’s AG
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 24 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Ecuador ratchets up pressure on Venezuela by leaving Alba
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- International lawyers express support for Brazil’s Lula
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaragua’s Ortega names PNN director
- In brief: Central America
Mexico
- Congressional election results challenged in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Students back on the streets in Chile
- In brief: Argentina
Publishing note
- Publishing note

LatinNews Daily - 23 August 2018

Main Briefing
- CSJ approves request for Guatemala’s Morales to be investigated
Andean
- Colombia’s Farc puts forward first proposed bill
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s public security minister visits Colombia
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Mexico’s incoming gov’t will seek international decriminalisation of illicit drugs
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s senate bows but does not give in to public pressure
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 22 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentina’s senate under public pressure not to shield Fernández
Andean
- Economic confusion reigns in Venezuela
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Military operation leaves several dead in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Major mine lays off more workers in Guatemala
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Mexico’s future public security minister in favour of legalising marijuana
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 21 August 2018

Main Briefing
- El Salvador follows regional trend in establishing ties with Beijing
Andean
- Migrant crisis fuels institutional tensions in Ecuador
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Lula’s candidacy contested in Brazil, but he remains favourite in polls
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Region
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador confirms he will change education reform
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- ‘Gloriagate’ scandal spreads to Uruguay
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 20 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Maduro faces protests after rolling out economic measures in Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Venezuelans flee violence in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Influx of Nicaraguan migrants sees tensions flare in Costa Rica
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- López Obrador seeks new national education agreement in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Constitutional reform debate called in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Secretary of Defence Mattis tours South America

LatinNews Daily - 17 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Presidential campaign gets underway in earnest in Brazil
Andean
- Duque tables plan to improve public security in Colombia
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama’s social security director quits as public health crisis deepens
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- López Obrador appoints future agriculture minister in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri offers assurances to the business sector
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 16 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez assumes power promising justice
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro sentenced to prison by exiled supreme court
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- From prison, Lula registers as candidate in Brazil presidential election
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaragua’s Ortega rejects OAS working group
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- US and Mexico reveal new security cooperation
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 15 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Panama’s judiciary embroiled in fresh scandal
Andean
- Venezuela’s congress seeks to pile the pressure on the Maduro gov’t
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Spike in number of killings by police in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico City’s governor-elect pushes earthquake reconstruction efforts
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s Jutep issues controversial resolution
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 14 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Calls for El Salvador’s main opposition party to be cancelled
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro confirms fuel price increase
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Another former finance minister indicted for corruption in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador forced to defend economic proposals
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s culture minister lasts just four days after backlash
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 13 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Fresh calls for Guatemala’s Morales to be investigated
Andean
- Colombia’s Duque sends strong message to ELN
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Lula sympathisers march in support of his presidential bid in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexico judge orders fresh investigation into Tlatlaya killing
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Gov’t under pressure over new corruption scandal in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- US flatly denies involvement in Venezuela drone attack

LatinNews Daily - 10 August 2018

Main Briefing
- First televised presidential debate held in Brazil
Andean
- Peru’s Vizcarra pushes congress to fast-track key reforms
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s top court issues ruling on same-sex marriage
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- López Obrador advances government transition process in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s Cartes approves controversial new Yacyretá deal
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 09 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentina’s senate rejects abortion decriminalisation
Andean
- Colombia’s Duque makes his first visit as president
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Alckmin will receive half of the national public funds in Brazil presidential campaign
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s Alvarado unveils new security strategy
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- ‘La Maestra’ absolved in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 08 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia’s Duque identifies political reform and public security as priorities
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil re-opens border with Venezuela after closing it for 15 hours
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- First former president of El Salvador to face jail time
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Proposed criminal amnesty divides opinion in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile debates military funding
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 07 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala’s gov’t on defensive over spying allegations
Andean
- Venezuelan authorities arrest perpetrators of drone attack
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Alliances lead Alckmin to biggest media allocation ahead of Brazil election
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- López Obrador to launch debate on Mexican security policy
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Public pressure forces congressional resignation in Paraguay
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 06 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Suspected presidential assassination attempt shakes Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Lula is confirmed as a presidential candidate by Brazil’s PT
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Haiti’s Moïse names his pick for PM
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Human rights allegations against federal police add to security debate in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri buoyed by corruption case
- In brief: Uruguay
Washington Watch
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez visits US

LatinNews Daily - 03 August 2018

Main Briefing
- OAS approves “historic” working group for Nicaragua
Andean
- Currency controls scrapped in Venezuela?
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Candidates pick running mates, as Brazil election takes shape
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador seeks “balanced” trade with China
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- ‘Gloriagate’ scandal spreads in Argentina
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 02 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia’s Santos fails to secure ELN ceasefire
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- TSE president says Lula not eligible to run for president in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- New top court president in Costa Rica
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Private sector questions López Obrador appointments in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Human rights groups protest recent rulings by Chile’s top court
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 01 August 2018

Main Briefing
- Honduras’s Hernández under fresh pressure over human rights
Andean
- Caracas blackout spurs fresh protests in Venezuela
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Record number out of work in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Homicide statistics cause US-Mexico tensions
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Camioneros threaten major mobilisation in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 31 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Nicaragua’s Ortega accuses OAS of meddling
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro admits “responsibility” for economic crisis
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Bolsonaro says election “under suspicion” in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Bartlett designation stirs up tensions in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s FA adopts controversial stance against corruption investigations
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 30 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Peru’s Vizcarra proposes judicial reform referendum
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Thousands gather in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro for free-Lula concert
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador’s Bukele makes it onto presidential ballot
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- FEIDDF gets to work in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s gov’t makes Mapuche concession
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- Ecuador seeks economic rapprochement with the US

LatinNews Daily - 27 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentine opposition groups mobilise against Macri
Andean
- Colombian president seeks ELN ceasefire before handing over to successor
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazilian consumer confidence returning slowly
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador’s Bukele joins Gana in race for presidency
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Cautious optimism in Mexico that new Nafta deal can be agreed in August
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 26 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Fears borne out over Nicaragua’s new anti-terrorism law
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro announces new economic measures
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s presidential candidates struggle to find running mates
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador shores up relations with Canada
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile pro-abortion demonstration ends in violence
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 25 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia’s Uribe resigns from senate
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Ciro Gomes hints he would free Lula
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaragua-Brazil tensions rise
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Trump backs López Obrador’s stance on Nafta, migration
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Electoral fraud allegations come back to haunt Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 24 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Honduran judge targets political elite
Andean
- Peru’s congress declares judiciary in state of emergency
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil registers record number of deaths over land
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Central America
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador announces priority spending projects
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Armed forces reform initiative sparks controversy in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 23 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Cuba’s Díaz-Canel names new cabinet
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro throws a bone to the crisis-ridden health sector
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Bolsonaro formally launches candidacy in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador reaches out to Trump
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- International backing boosts Macri’s plans for Argentine economy
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- Trump moots signing new bilateral trade deal with Mexico

LatinNews Daily - 20 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Judicial crisis deepens in Peru
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Alckmin set to win support of centrist block in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Honduras’s transport sector on strike
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- UN condemns assassination of Mexican indigenous-rights defender
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera faces fresh Mapuche pressure
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 19 July 2018

Main Briefing
- OAS resolution condemns Nicaragua violence
Andean
- Union strikes multiply in Venezuela
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil court turns down Lula electoral inadmissibility plea
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s PRI reaches out to López Obrador
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri admits economic problems, offers reassurances
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 18 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexico’s incoming gov’t under pressure from human-rights groups
Andean
- Ecuador’s electoral council fired en masse
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Hefty sentences handed down to protesters in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaraguan gov’t attacks opposition stronghold
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Executive-legislative tensions in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 17 July 2018

Main Briefing
- International pressure mounts on Nicaragua’s Ortega
Andean
- Peru declares state of emergency in region bordering Colombia
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil pensioners to receive early bonus payments
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Mexicans await public security overhaul
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s opposition challenges IMF
- In brief: Southern Cone

LatinNews Daily - 16 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Haiti’s PM resigns
Andean
- Peru’s president jettisons justice minister over judicial corruption
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil increasingly dependent on the elderly
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador meets senior US officials
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Abdo Benítez focuses on uncovering gov’t corruption in Paraguay
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- US voices concerns over killing of social leaders in Colombia

LatinNews Daily - 13 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Haiti’s gov’t faces crisis as pressure mounts on PM to step down
Andean
- US, Mexico, Colombia, and Panama commit to combat Venezuela corruption
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Hidden bombshells to explode Brazil’s fiscal deficit target
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexican governors pledge backing for López Obrador
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri makes concession to the military
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 12 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Corruption crisis hits Peru’s judiciary
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Trade war helps Brazil increase steel sales to US
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama’s Varela faces unrest over energy price rises
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador unveils first 12 legislative priorities
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez makes another key appointment
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 11 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Calls for Chile’s AG to be dismissed over transparency concerns
Andean
- Imprisoned political dissidents riot in Venezuela
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil's superior court denies Lula habeas corpus
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador’s top court cancels presidential frontrunner’s party
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- López Obrador set to have a strong hand in Mexico’s congress
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 10 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Peruvian President calls for investigation into judges
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Deforestation puts Brazil’s Paris commitment in doubt
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s Morales faces new scandal
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- López Obrador makes bold fuel promise in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Macri faces down protesters on Argentine Independence Day
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 09 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazilian judges block Lula’s latest bid for freedom
Andean
- Ecuador protests erupt over violence on Colombian border
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaragua’s crisis set to intensify as Ortega rules out early elections
- In brief: Haiti
Mexico
- López Obrador victory ratified in Mexico; security plan tabled
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Another contentious ruling over Penta case in Chile
- In brief: Uruguay
Washington Watch
- Colombia's president-elect in Washington

LatinNews Daily - 06 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Surge of violence against Colombian social leaders
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Boeing to form a joint venture with Brazil’s Embraer
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- US sanctions key allies of Nicaragua’s Ortega
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- López Obrador names Ebrard as Mexico’s next foreign minister
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez names key minister
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 05 July 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela’s Maduro exhorts military to defend country
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Protest votes lead in latest Brazil poll
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Pressure mounts on Nicaragua’s Ortega to 'deactivate' paramilitaries
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador and big business forge alliance
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile judge issues contentious decision on emblematic corruption case
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 04 July 2018

Main Briefing
- López Obrador meets Peña Nieto to discuss Mexican transition
Andean
- Ecuador’s Correa faces arrest over kidnapping case
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s Eike Batista sentenced to 30 years for corruption
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama’s Varela names new economy minister
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Ex-military officials sentenced in Chile over emblematic case
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 03 July 2018

Main Briefing
- IACHR names expert panel to investigate Nicaragua violence
Andean
- Public protests continue in Venezuela as economic crisis drags on
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Uncertainty forces parties to push back conventions in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador discusses deal with Trump
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- New arson attacks in Chile’s Araucanía region
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 02 July 2018

Main Briefing
- López Obrador looks to be big winner in Mexico
Andean
- Ecuador’s Correa charged with kidnapping
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Violence costs Brazil 5.5% of GDP
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Opposition retain Panama’s congress presidency
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s Duarte denied active senate seat
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- Guatemala requests TPS status

LatinNews Daily - 29 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexico poised for election, change in gov’t
Andean
- Civilians facing military justice in Venezuela
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Bolsonaro leads, Marina Silva in second in latest Brazil poll
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- US VP meets Central America Northern Triangle leaders
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguayan gov’t faces another partial strike
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 28 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Uribismo pushes changes to Colombia peace accord through senate
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil enters the doldrums as election approaches
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- UN raises concern over Honduras AG election process
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador confident on final day of campaigning
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Mixed signals on human rights in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 27 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Electoral authorities call for election day results to be accepted in Mexico
Andean
- University unrest continues in Bolivia
- In brief: Andean
Brazil
- Pence visits Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s Alvarado announces seven priorities
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Bonomi responds to Uruguay’s mounting security problems
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 26 June 2018

Main Briefing
- CGT puts Argentina’s Macri on the backfoot
Andean
- Colombian coca cultivation hits 30-year high
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Vale, BHP Billiton sign deal over Brazil dam disaster
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaraguan gov’t ignores appeals for democratisation
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Political violence refuses to abate with less than a week before Mexico election
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 25 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Escalating violence in Nicaragua leads to renewed call for early elections
Andean
- Ecuador embraces economic orthodoxy
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Trust in Brazil’s political parties plummets
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- PRD faction switches support from Anaya to López Obrador in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s FA agrees to support Chile FTA
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- Region condemns US family separation policy

LatinNews Daily - 22 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Incoming Colombian president begins transition talks
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Petrobras loses major lawsuit in Brazil labour court
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Bukele back in the hunt for El Salvador’s presidency
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Concern about drug money in Mexico electoral campaign
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Macri completes cabinet changes in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 21 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentina’s Macri gets timely boost
Andean
- Cabello election prompts negative reaction from opposition in Venezuela
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s central bank holds interest rates
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- International bodies to investigate violence in Nicaragua
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Independent candidate murdered in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 20 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexico joins neighbours in condemning US immigration policy
Andean
- Colombia’s Santos calls on senate to approve key bill
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Bankers urge Meirelles to quit presidential race in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Outcry over US migration policy leads to dismissal in Guatemala
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s truck drivers call off strike
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 19 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Nicaragua’s Masaya declares “self-rule”
Andean
- ELN reaches out to Duque in Colombia
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s growth forecasts take a nosedive
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexican human rights groups hail unprecedented ruling
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Vázquez comes under renewed pressure over insecurity in Uruguay
- In brief: Mercosur

LatinNews Daily - 18 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Duque claims convincing victory in Colombia
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Survey shows unhappy Brazilians wish to leave
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Thousands protest in El Salvador against water privatisation
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador appeals to rival's supporters
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Macri makes more changes to economic team in Argentina
- In brief: Mercosur
Washington Watch
- Costa Rica’s Alvarado visits the US

LatinNews Daily - 15 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Candidates receive last minute endorsements ahead of Colombia vote
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s supreme court strikes down police procedure
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Unrest in El Salvador over water privatisation fears
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Electoral violence continues ahead of Mexico election
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Macri replaces Argentine central bank chief as peso plummets
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 14 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Dialogue to resume in Nicaragua as national strike kicks off
Andean
- Venezuelan gov’t releases more prisoners
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazilian businesses gloomy on prospect of World Cup boost
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- López Obrador accused of corruption in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s Vázquez faces more protests from teachers
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 13 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexico’s López Obrador clears final hurdle
Andean
- Duque secures more support in Colombia
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s supreme court to rule on PT party president
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- US sanctions Dominican senator as public anger over corruption mounts
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- CGT calls strike in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 12 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Nicaragua crisis intensifies as civil disobedience spreads
Andean
- Maduro gov’t makes more gestures to Venezuela’s opposition
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer authorises creation of new security organisation
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Anaya under siege in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Mapuche convictions stoke outcry in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 11 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Calls for Guatemala’s Morales to quit
Andean
- Duque in ascendancy as Colombian campaign draws to a close
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Bolsonaro strengthens first round position in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Anaya goes on the offensive in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri asks political opposition to act responsibly
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- US formally requests Santrich’s extradition from Colombia

LatinNews Daily - 08 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentina and IMF sign off on new Stand-By agreement
Andean
- Colombia’s Duque consolidating advantage
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s fake news committee springs into action
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s AG to investigate authorities’ response to volcano
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico’s Anaya claims to be victim of smear campaign
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 07 June 2018

Main Briefing
- US legislators up the pressure on Nicaragua’s Ortega
Andean
- Petro reaches out to political centre in Colombia
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- More criminal attacks in Brazil’s Minas Gerais
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico seeks new trade partners
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Unions once again agitate in Argentina
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 06 June 2018

Main Briefing
- OAS turns its back on Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s regulator weighs in on fuel prices debate
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- OAS criticised over weak stance on Nicaragua
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador seeks to reconcile with business leaders
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Abortion debate heats up in Argentina
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 05 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Peru's economy & finance minister resigns over policy differences
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Arson attacks in Brazil’s Minas Gerais
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala declares state of calamity
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico’s CNTE ups ante as campaign reaches climax
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s Sendic to face trial alone
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 04 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Petrobras at the crossroads
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro seeks dialogue with gesture on prisoners
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Concerns about anti-corruption efforts in Honduras
- In brief: Cuba
Mexico
- No end to electoral violence in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera faces protest from women’s rights groups
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- US condemns violence in Nicaragua

LatinNews Daily - 01 June 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexico retaliates against US tariffs
Andean
- Venezuelan government announces release of political prisoners
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Oil workers call off strike in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaragua dialogue suspended again
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri vetoes bill to cap utility tariffs
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 31 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s oil workers stage 72-hour strike
Andean
- Colombia’s PC and PL back Duque for president
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Pressure grows on Nicaragua’s Ortega to bring forward elections
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- UN warns of new suspected enforced disappearances in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Congress challenges Argentina’s Macri
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 30 May 2018

Main Briefing
- OAS finds evidence of human rights violations in Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Oil workers’ strike to go ahead in Brazil, despite judicial action
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemalan colonel arrested over corruption
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Business sector demands immediate action on security in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s gov’t withdraws pension reform proposal
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 29 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Polar opposites to battle for Colombia presidency
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s fuel strike losing momentum
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Dialogue to resume in Nicaragua
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Mexico’s PGR forced to re-evaluate government espionage case
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s Cartes tenders resignation
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 25 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia set for highly polarised presidential vote
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Fuels strikes continue – despite more gov’t concessions
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s Alvarado seeks to address security priority
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Another journalist killed in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentine agricultural groups at loggerheads with Macri
- In brief: Paraguay
Publishing note
- Publishing note

LatinNews Daily - 24 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Dialogue suspended indefinitely in Nicaragua
Andean
- Vargas Lleras warns of Venezuelan influence on Colombia’s presidential election
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Petrobras reduces diesel prices as strike continues in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- NGO denounces vote-buying in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Disgruntled teachers demand pay rise in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 23 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela’s Maduro goads the US
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador/Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer admits defeat, backs Meirelles
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama’s Varela under fresh pressure over corruption
- In brief: El Salvador/Cuba
Mexico
- Mexican maize boss blasts presidential candidates
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile gov’t under pressure over prison conditions
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 22 May 2018

Main Briefing
- IACHR report proves damning for Nicaragua’s Ortega
Andean
- US tightens screw on Venezuela
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil gov’t seeks to conciliate striking lorry drivers
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Cuba
Mexico
- Mexican state cabinet minister targeted in gang attack
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Odebrecht agrees to cooperate with Argentine judiciary
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 21 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela falls further into political limbo
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazilian lorry drivers stage protest over fuel price increases
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s commissioner for police reform quits
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Meade most measured performer in Mexican debate
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina gripped by anti-abortion protests
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- US concerns over Honduras anti-corruption mission

LatinNews Daily - 18 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela looks set to defy regional neighbours
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil's Nunes rejects international appeal to free Lula
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Calls for transition gov’t in Nicaragua
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Mexico presents formal complaint against US
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Protesters march in Argentina as IMF Board gathers
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 17 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Withdrawal shakes up Mexico’s presidential race
Andean
- Bolivia’s Morales begins talks over departmental gas dispute
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Minas Gerais governor faces impeachment in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- National dialogue kicks off in Nicaragua
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri tries to project confidence
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 16 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Deadly clashes in Nicaragua mark start of national dialogue
Andean
- Concern for Santrich’s health increases in Colombia
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Prosecutors accuse Brazil’s Joesley Batista of bribing judge
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Journalist gunned down in Mexico's Tabasco
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Macri seeks to provide reassurances in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 15 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Lima Group issues Venezuela with ultimatum
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Petrobras prepares to take legal action against Brazilian “bank cartel”
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Nicaragua’s Ortega allows IACHR visit
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Electoral violence shakes Mexico’s democracy
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentine peso falls further despite prospect of IMF deal
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 14 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Crunch time for Nicaragua’s Ortega
Andean
- Venezuela’s Maduro makes final push
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Civilian killed during military operation in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Education becomes new focus of Mexico’s electoral campaign
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Tension mounts as Argentina pushes for IMF deal
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- US condemns gov’t repression in Nicaragua

LatinNews Daily - 11 May 2018

Main Briefing
- UN raises alarm over indigenous murders in Guatemala
Andean
- Colombian government resumes peace talks with ELN
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Franco investigation in its “final stages” says Brazil's Jungmann
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Former Morena member calls for vote against Mexico’s López Obrador
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Two cabinet ministers in hot water in Chile
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 10 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Decision to turn to IMF produces political backlash in Argentina
Andean
- Tensions rise over gas field dispute in Bolivia
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Police break up Brazil’s ‘school lunch’ mafia
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s opposition sets out conditions for fiscal reform proposal
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Over half of Mexican children live in poverty, says Unicef
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 09 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Pressure grows on Nicaragua’s Ortega to allow independent truth commission
Andean
- Opposition candidates unite in Venezuela
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Barbosa pulls out of Brazil’s presidential race
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Frontrunner in Mexico’s presidential election open to drug legalisation
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri takes drastic action and turns to IMF
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 08 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Almagro calls for economic sanctions on Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazilian judge extends ports bribery probe
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- US ends TPS for Honduras
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Electoral violence surges in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s finance minister unveils austerity plan
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 04 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela refuses to suspend election despite international pressure
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s STF strips legislators of legal privilege
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- New AG head announced in Guatemala
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- López Obrador clashes with Mexican business leaders
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera responds to outcry over toddler death
- In brief: Argentina
Publishing note
- Publishing note

LatinNews Daily - 03 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Students’ decry Ortega’s intransigence in Nicaragua
Andean
- Vizcarra’s cabinet gets vote of confidence in Peru
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s congress approves loan guarantees for Venezuela and Mozambique
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexico’s PRI appoints new party president
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri defends gas and electricity hikes
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 02 May 2018

Main Briefing
- Pro-Lula protests mark Brazil's Labour Day
Andean
- Bolivia’s Morales upsets private sector
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador’s Arena secures congress presidency
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Anaya courting Mexico’s business sector
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Pit-Cnt demands lower electricity tariffs in Uruguay
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 01 May 2018

Main Briefing
- DR switches from Taipei to Beijing
Andean
- Farc dissidents challenge Ecuadorean authorities
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Lula once again accused of corruption
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Belize
Mexico
- Mexico’s Anaya reaches out to PRI
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Political manoeuvring begins in Paraguay following election
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 30 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Students present demands in Nicaragua as mass protests continue
Andean
- Colombian peace process under renewed strain
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazilian authorities tighten security after attack on pro-Lula protesters
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Meade and López Obrador battle for Mexico’s Chiapas
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera reconsiders controversial ambassadorial appointment
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- Ecuador seeks US security assistance

LatinNews Daily - 27 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Opposition candidate demands electoral guarantees in Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s security forces to dismantle UPPs
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Alvarado presents his cabinet in Costa Rica
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Mexico’s López Obrador and Meade clash over security
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera pays visit to Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 26 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Correa’s links to Farc under investigation in Ecuador
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s judiciary challenges Microsoft on privacy
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s unions claim mass turnout in protests against fiscal reform bill
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico questioned over human rights provisions
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s gov’t launches talks on Araucanía
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 25 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Pressure mounts on Nicaragua’s Ortega following deadly crackdown
Andean
- Campaigning, tensions intensify in Venezuela
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Fake news could annul Brazil’s election result, says judge
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- More protests over missing students in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Alegre denounces potential fraud in Paraguay election
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 24 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Fears over Cicig’s future in Guatemala after Morales implicated again
Andean
- Bolivia fighting rearguard action to save Unasur
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Protests as new Funai head appointed in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexican authorities fear missing students murdered
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Macri looks to alleviate social discontent in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 23 April 2018

Main Briefing
- ANR-PC retains presidency in Paraguay
Andean
- Colombian drug region rises up against violence
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- São Paulo court to investigate Brazil’s Alckmin
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Deadly violence forces Nicaragua’s Ortega to backtrack
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexico's López Obrador avoids gaffes in first debate
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- US offers aid for Venezuelan refugees

LatinNews Daily - 20 April 2018

Main Briefing
- All set for Paraguay polls
Andean
- Colombian debate could sway voters ahead of elections
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Head of Funai resigns on Brazil’s national indigenous day
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Deadly violence in Nicaragua over INSS changes
- In brief: Cuba
Mexico
- Protest in Mexico’s Guadalajara over missing students
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 19 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Cuba prepares for Castro to step down
Andean
- Ecuador’s Moreno takes drastic action in response to border insecurity
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s government grills Facebook over misuse of data
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- López Obrador consolidates lead in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Arson attacks intensify in Chile’s Araucanía
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 18 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Panama prepares for national strike by construction workers
Andean
- Ecuador pushes for international cooperation following new kidnapping
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Aécio Neves to stand trial for corruption
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Candidates demand increased protection in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Political tension rises in Paraguay ahead of vote
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 17 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Ecuador, Colombia move against Farc dissidents
Andean
- In brief: Andean
Brazil
- Eight escape during prison break in Brazil’s Pará
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Shortlist for AG applicants finalised in Guatemala
- In brief: Guatemala/Belize
Mexico
- Mexico’s Slim slams López Obrador over new airport
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera seeks to placate students
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 16 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala votes to ask ICJ to rule on Belize dispute
Andean
- Hemispheric heavyweights denounce Venezuelan election
- In brief: Ecuador/Colombia
Brazil
- Barbosa rises in polls after Brazil’s Lula jailed
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Tense meeting between Pence and Mexico’s Peña Nieto
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Final presidential debate produces few surprises in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Trump cancels Summit of the Americas attendance

LatinNews Daily - 13 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala prepares for referendum on Belize territorial dispute
Andean
- Ecuador’s Moreno issues ultimatum
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Temer’s daughter named in Brazil’s Operation Skala
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mayor’s murder throws spotlight on Mexico’s other security problem
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Public calls for judicial transparency, efficacy in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 12 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Paraguay’s supreme court issues controversial ruling benefiting Cartes
Andean
- Farc dissident group announces deaths of Ecuadorean journalists
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s police could move Lula to new prison
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s Morales under fresh pressure over children’s rights
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Electoral violence resurfaces in Mexico’s Michoacán
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 11 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Political tensions resurface in Ecuador
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil's Temer concludes cabinet reshuffle
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Setback to post-electoral crisis talks in Honduras
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- ‘El Bronco’ permitted to run for Mexican presidency
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Reforms to migration legislation stoke controversy in Chile
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 10 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia’s peace process faces new key test
Andean
- In brief: Colombia/Venezuela
Brazil
- Employee of Franco assassination witness killed in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- More changes in Guatemala’s police
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexican presidential aspirants pledge Nafta support
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera moves on Araucanía promise
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 09 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Unionists mobilise outside Lula’s jail cell in Brazil
Andean
- Protests continue in Venezuela as election approaches
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador extends contentious security measures
- In brief: El Salvador/Guatemala/Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s Peña Nieto faces diplomatic dilemma
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Abdo Benítez promises ‘frontal war’ against EPP in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Bolivia’s Sánchez de Lozada convicted in the US

LatinNews Daily - 06 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Panama-Venezuela relations hit crisis
Andean
- Irregularities found in Colombia’s post-conflict programmes
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil's Lula heading for jail
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Peña Nieto demands that Trump treat Mexico with respect
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Polls give Abdo Benítez commanding lead in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 05 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Lula must do jailtime after supreme court throws out appeal
Andean
- Correa targeted by corruption investigation in Ecuador
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador’s Bukele seeks to register his party ahead of 2019 presidential vote
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico responds to US National Guard deployment
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Political victory for Cartes and ANR-PC unity in Paraguay
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 04 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Journalists’ kidnapping case feeds Ecuador-Colombia tensions
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Mounting tension in Brazil ahead of Lula ruling
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Honduras’s Hernández vetoes contentious asset-seizure bill
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Mexico seeks clarification over US border militarisation plans
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Students back on the alert in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 03 April 2018

Main Briefing
- Costa Rica’s PAC retains the presidency
Andean
- Vizcarra names new cabinet in Peru
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer names two new ministers
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Meade seeks to take the initiative in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Alegre makes electoral pledges in Paraguay
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 29 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Costa Rica’s PRN releases new manifesto ahead of voting day
Andean
- Deadly prison riot in Venezuela
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer warns of “destabilising” violence
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexico’s ombudsman scolds Peña Nieto administration
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri succeeding in “main mission”
- In brief: Argentina
Publishing note
- Publishing note

LatinNews Daily - 28 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Ecuadorean journalists kidnapped near Colombian border
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Security crackdown in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro intensifies
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Concerns over Haiti’s new military high command
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Mexico’s marines under attack
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s TC strikes down part of higher education reform
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 27 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Meirelles eyes up the presidency
Andean
- Last minute electoral alliance efforts in Colombia
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Concerns in Costa Rica that run-off party is breaching constitution
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- US and Mexico ink bilateral deals
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Executive-legislative tensions resurface in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 26 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Costa Rican run-off candidates close campaigns
Andean
- Vizcarra assumes presidency in Peru
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Security alert over arson attacks in Brazil’s Ceará
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- New student disappearance case raises alarm in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Major pro-life march in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay
Washington Watch
- US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela; Petro

LatinNews Daily - 23 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Costa Rican run-off candidate fails to present campaign finance report
Andean
- Peruvians protest against political class
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Lula is still a free man – for now
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Haiti-Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Peña Nieto, Meade defend economic reforms in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s opposition ensnared in new corruption scandal
- In brief: Argentina/Brazil

LatinNews Daily - 22 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Kuczynski resigns, but political crisis drags on in Peru
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Cambridge Analytica under fire in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- US raises concerns about anti-corruption efforts in Honduras
- In brief: Antigua & Barbuda
Mexico
- Independents denounce irregularities at Mexico’s INE
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Another obstacle to efforts by Paraguay’s VP to seek senate candidacy
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 21 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Clandestine videos put Peru’s Kuczynski against the ropes
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Leaders discuss possible Mercosur-Pacific Alliance deal in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Cicig questions removal of Guatemalan police officials
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- PT activist murdered in Mexico ahead of July elections
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina pushes for increased global trade at G20 summit
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 20 March 2018

Main Briefing
- El Salvador’s Sánchez Cerén carries out cabinet reshuffle
Andean
- Venezuelan military chief condemns coup-mongering
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s supreme court to rule on appeals’ court convictions
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- OAS dragged into Mexican electoral spat
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Ancap case comes to a head in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 19 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Political reform bill sparks indignation in Paraguay
Andean
- Armed attacks on Colombia-Ecuador border
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Jungmann in hot water over Franco murder case
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Honduras technical pre-dialogue table hails more agreements
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Zavala sole independent permitted to run in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Trump visits US-Mexico border

LatinNews Daily - 16 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Peru’s Kuczynski once again faces impeachment gauntlet
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazilians march for Marielle
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- DR seeks to downplay tensions with Haiti
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexican authorities make arrests linked to slain agents
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s new government snubs Bachelet’s constitution
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 15 March 2018

Main Briefing
- New assembly head elected in Ecuador
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Popular city councillor gunned down in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Protests in Guatemala over continued suspension of Escobal mine
- In brief: Central America
Mexico
- Former head of Mexico's Fepade makes incendiary claims
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s congress moves to impeach comptroller general
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 14 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Prominent dissident Chavista arrested in Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil's supreme court accepts corruption charges against key Temer ally
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Congressional legislative committee defies Panama’s CSJ
- In brief: Costa Rica-Nicaragua
Mexico
- UDLAP report warns impunity is on the rise in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Farmers mobilise under banner of Un Solo Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 13 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Technical dialogue table installed in Honduras to address post-electoral crisis
Andean
- Santos resumes ELN talks in Colombia
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Victory for Brazil’s Xucuru
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Rivals try to goad López Obrador to debate in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Carabineros head quits paving way for shake-up in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 12 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Right has advantage in Colombia elections
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s Left mulls post-Lula electoral strategy
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Cuba – another step closer to electing Castro’s successor
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexican municipal police force disarmed on suspected crime links
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera sworn in for a second term
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- US ambassador to Mexico to step down

LatinNews Daily - 09 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia prepares for legislative elections
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s Maia launches pre-candidacy
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Costa Rica’s political heavyweights riven over elections
- In brief: Belize
Mexico
- Independent presidential candidates all set in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile gov’t forced to defend trans-Pacific trade deal
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 08 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Argentines protest for and against abortion
Andean
- Ecuador’s national assembly to debate conspiracy allegations
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazilian legislators mobilise for International Women’s Day
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- DR launches new border security crackdown
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- Kushner visit creates political tension in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 07 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuelan opposition groups form new broad coalition
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil's Lula one step closer to jail as STJ rejects appeal
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- El Salvador’s vote tally goes awry
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Trump sends Kushner to Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Supreme court ruling reopens political divisions in Paraguay
- In brief: Mercosur

LatinNews Daily - 06 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Inconclusive end to final Nafta negotiating round
Andean
- Peru’s Kuczynski fighting impeachment again
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Former BRF CEO jailed in Brazil’s ‘Operation Weak Flesh’
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- EU releases final report on Honduran election
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Bachelet sends down draft constitution
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Daily - 05 March 2018

Main Briefing
- El Salvador’s Arena claims victory in legislative and municipal vote
Andean
- Colombia’s congressional campaigns conclude violently
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- More Car Wash investigations rattle Brazil’s Temer
- In Brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Anaya ups the ante in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Teachers call for national strike in Argentina
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- Under Secretary Shannon embarks on farewell regional tour

LatinNews Daily - 02 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuelan elections postponed
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil calls on US to rethink steel tariffs
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Concerns about turn-out ahead of El Salvador vote
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Morena candidate murdered in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri to kickstart legislative agenda
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 01 March 2018

Main Briefing
- Spectre of Odebrecht corruption once again threatens Peru’s political leaders
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil's congress approves law to regulate Uber
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Maccih claims victory in Honduras as former first lady arrested
- In brief: Haiti
Mexico
- Opposition coalition accuses Mexico’s PGR of acting politically ahead of election
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina's Macri group grilled over wind farm sales
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 28 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Dubious electoral process advances in Venezuela
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil's Jungmann sacks chief-of-police
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Police chief fired in Guatemala
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Meetings with Kushner ‘strictly professional’, Mexico claims
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay's opposition appeals TSJE ruling on candidacies
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 27 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Conspiracy accusations rock Ecuadorean gov’t
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Jungmann to lead Brazil’s new public security ministry
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Institutional clash in Panama
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexican state accused of failing in fundamental duty
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina-Bolivia tensions rise over health care spat
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 26 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Main parties close campaigns in El Salvador ahead of vote
Andean
- Maduro acclaims military fealty ahead of Venezuelan elections
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Hundreds protest against rising crime in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica, Antigua & Barbuda
Mexico
- Electoral violence concerns increase in Mexico’s Guerrero
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s Vázquez accused on nepotism
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Peru requests Toledo’s extradition from the US

LatinNews Daily - 23 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Left hatching unofficial ‘Plan B’
Andean
- Peru’s President Kuczynski forging closer ties with Kenji
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Calls for Costa Rican CSJ judge to be dismissed over ‘Cementazo’
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexico’s Meade seeks makeover
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Arrests over drug seizure at Russian embassy in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 22 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Macri and Moyano face off in Argentina
Andean
- Venezuela’s MUD announces boycott of elections
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer denies using security decree as electoral ploy
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Arrest warrant for top military official tests Guatemala’s institutions
- In brief: Central America
Mexico
- Mexico’s Anaya denies corruption allegations
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Daily - 21 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela launches digital currency amid electoral controversy
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s congress approves military intervention in Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- PAC candidate reassures Costa Rica’s FTZ sector on tax
- In brief: Costa Rica/Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexico’s presidential candidates move to appease coalitions
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- TSJE ruling on Paraguay senate candidacies proves contentious
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Daily - 20 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Mexican presidential line-up complete
Andean
- Fujimori could stand trial for Pativilca massacre
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer dismisses human rights minister
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Process under way in Guatemala to pick next AG
- In brief: Dominican Republic
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
- In brief: Uruguay
Southern Cone
- Top Macri aide accused of corruption in Argentina

LatinNews Daily - 19 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia-Venezuela tensions mount ahead of elections
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s prison riots reach Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- New interim head of Maccih named in Honduras
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Setback for the PRI in Mexico’s Chiapas
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- One of Chile’s most wanted terrorists arrested in France
- In brief: Chile
Washington Watch
- Cuba replaces head of US affairs

Latinnews Daily - 16 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Maccih chief resigns in Honduras
Andean
- Venezuela’s former AG says López conviction unsound
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer unveils post-carnival security plan
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Suspected murder of PGR agents raises alarm in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Protests in Argentina against public-sector lay-offs
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 15 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Cicig ends agreement with Guatemala’s health ministry
Andean
- Maduro offers minor concessions to Venezuela’s opposition
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Another setback for Lula’s defence in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Nineteen arrested for enforced disappearances in Mexico’s Veracruz
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s Vázquez takes action against ASSE corruption
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 14 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala’s former president Alvaro Colom arrested
Andean
- Lima Group further isolates Venezuela
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Rio’s violence becomes carnival theme
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexican presidential candidate accuses government of spying
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- EPP member turns herself in to authorities in Paraguay
- In brief: Chile

Latinnews Daily - 13 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Car bomb triggers fears of electoral violence in El Salvador
Andean
- Colombia's judiciary moves against ELN top brass
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Temer visits Brazil’s Roraima to tackle immigration
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s SNTE gives boost to education reform
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri winning trade union tussle with Moyanos
- In brief: Paraguay

Latinnews Daily - 12 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Chances of peace with ELN diminished in Colombia
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s police chief grilled over Temer investigation
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemalan appeals court moves against president’s brother
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- López Obrador on top after Mexican pre-electoral period
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Piñera responds to 'Operación Huracán' debacle
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- US recognises Peru’s leadership over Venezuela crisis

Latinnews Daily - 09 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Region reacts to Venezuela’s deepening humanitarian crisis
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s Cade to investigate fuels cartel
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- EU urges Honduran authorities to investigate post-electoral violence
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Security officials accused of enforced disappearances in Mexico’s Veracruz
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentine government hopes deal will end transport strike
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 08 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Nicaragua’s Ortega sacrifices a key ally
Andean
- Venezuela dialogue breaks down as CNE sets election date
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Doria eyes up Alckmin’s job
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Concerns about DTO presence in Mexico City intensify
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Bank workers to go on strike in Argentina
- In brief: Paraguay

Latinnews Daily - 07 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia and US call for a regional solution to Venezuela’s political crisis
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s appeals court sets deadline for Lula defence to respond
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Renewed concerns about efforts to expel Cicig chief in Guatemala
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Pre-electoral violence surfaces in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Carabineros and top prosecutor deny institutional clash
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 06 February 2018

Main Briefing
- New UN mission for Honduras as post-electoral violence continues
Andean
- Ecopetrol denounces bomb attack in Colombia
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s judges under fire over expenses scandal
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Catholic Church once again denounces targeted violence in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- EPP hostages released in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 05 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Alvarado vs Alvarado in Costa Rica’s second round
Andean
- Ecuador’s Moreno scores a major political victory
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Controversy over detention of livestock shipment in Brazil’s Santos
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Mexico
- Opposition presidential candidate faces corruption allegations in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s UDI pushes to reintroduce the death penalty
- In brief: Uruguay
Washington Watch
- Cuba complaints about new US task force

Latinnews Daily - 02 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Costa Rica prepares to go to the polls
Andean
- Peru’s Kuczynski faces renewed impeachment threat
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Schools in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro disrupted by violence
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico’s PRI moves against Chihuahua governor
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Bachelet on defensive over Carabineros’ scandal
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 01 February 2018

Main Briefing
- Violence marks the end of plebiscite campaign in Ecuador
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s unions call strike over pension bill
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama’s CSJ president resigns
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Doubts over Mexican gov't’s poverty reduction claims
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Lorry drivers’ strike continues in Paraguay
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 31 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Fujimorismo fragments as political polarisation increases in Peru
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- STF judge rejects Lula’s habeas corpus in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama’s Varela receives setback over CSJ appointments
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s interior minister forges ahead with security plan
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Carabineros face new crisis
- In brief: Paraguay

Latinnews Daily - 30 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Peace dialogue with Colombia’s ELN hangs by a thread
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Ten killed during prison riot in Brazil’s Ceará
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Guatemala’s top court orders new elections for congress directorate
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Mexico’s Peña Nieto throws more federal forces at violent crime
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Vázquez fails to placate Uruguay’s agricultural sector
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 29 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Honduras’s Hernández sworn in amid corruption controversy
Andean
- ELN assumes responsibility for deadly terror attack in Colombia
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Police investigate dancehall shootout in Brazil’s Ceará
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala, Grenada
Mexico
- New suspected police abuse case produces concern in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s Macri to take axe to government spending
- In brief: Argentina
Washington Watch
- Mexican wages become a focus in Nafta negotiations

Latinnews Daily - 26 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Guatemala shaken by another major tax scandal
Andean
- Venezuelan opposition faces huge new electoral hurdle
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s PT launches Lula as presidential candidate
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexican minister stokes marijuana legalisation debate
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Tensions between gov’t and unions escalate in Argentina
- In brief: Paraguay

Latinnews Daily - 25 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Brazil’s Lula loses appeals trial
Andean
- Venezuela political dialogue crumbles
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Details of Odebrecht corruption revealed in Guatemala
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Violence takes over Mexico’s Reynosa
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile’s Bachelet hails approval of education reform legislation
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 24 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Chile’s Piñera unveils his cabinet
Andean
- Venezuela brings forward election, undermining dialogue with opposition
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer in Davos for the World Economic Forum
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- A surprise frontrunner ahead of Costa Rican presidential vote
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s Guajardo moots extension of Nafta renegotiations
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- In brief: Uruguay, Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 23 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuelan gov’t remains defiant in the face of EU sanctions
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Protestors mobilise in Brazil ahead of Lula’s trial
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- OAS softens stance on Honduras
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Grim Guerrero find comes as Mexican murder rate peaks
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentine unions gain upper hand in labour dispute
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 22 January 2018

Main Briefing
- More deadly protests in Honduras ahead of Hernández’s inauguration
Andean
- Colombia’s Santos orders resumption of ELN peace dialogue
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s justice ministry investigates escape from Boa Vista prison
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- López Obrador’s courtship of PAN paying off in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Tension over agricultural sector dispute continues to rise in Uruguay
- In brief: Uruguay, Chile
Washington Watch
- US appoints new Argentina ambassador

Latinnews Daily - 19 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela political dialogue stalls once more
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer responds to latest corruption probe
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Panama seeks to address tax transparency concerns
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Deadly political violence continues in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentina’s unions square up to government
- In brief: Chile

Latinnews Daily - 18 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Press freedom concerns ahead of Costa Rica presidential vote
Andean
- Farc denounces electoral violence in Colombia
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s PT tones down the fighting talk
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Mexico’s PRD goes with Barrales in CDMX race
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Security tightened as Pope visits Mapuche heartland in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 17 January 2018

Main Briefing
- AP split becomes a reality in Ecuador
Andean
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Brazil’s Temer removes four VPs from state-owned bank
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Cabinet reshuffle in Guatemala
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- Mexican government faces anti-corruption march
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Influence trafficking scandal continues to make waves in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 16 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Venezuela’s Maduro hints at another presidential bid
Andean
- In brief: Colombia
Brazil
- Brazil’s judiciary moves to tighten security ahead of Lula’s trial
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Major mine cuts 250 jobs in Guatemala
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Murder of Mexican journalist attracts widespread concern
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay's Vázquez makes gestures to try to end rural protests
- In brief: Chile

Latinnews Daily - 15 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Protests in Guatemala mark President Morales’ second year balance sheet
Andean
- ELN maintains violence campaign in Colombia
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Another bloody weekend in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Honduras
Mexico
- Mexico’s Corral steps up corruption fight with government
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Churches attacked ahead of pope’s visit to Chile
- In brief: Paraguay
Washington Watch
- Argentina, Ecuador appoint new ambassadors to the US

Latinnews Daily - 12 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Market jitters in Mexico amid concerns of Nafta termination
Andean
- Peruvians protest Fujimori’s pardon
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Setback for Brazil as S&P downgrades credit rating
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Process kicks off to appoint new AG in Guatemala
- In brief: Panama
Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguayan agricultural producers threaten unrest
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 11 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia’s Santos suspends ELN peace dialogue
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil’s Maia throws his hat into the electoral ring
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Piza unveils manifesto in Costa Rica
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Enforced cabinet reshuffle in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Mapuche protests in Chile’s capital
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 10 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Colombia gov’t and ELN to start critical new round of peace talks
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Police strike ends in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Mass anti-corruption protest in Panama
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Chihuahua governor ups the stakes in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Uruguay’s umbrella union stages strike against violence
- In brief: Argentina

Latinnews Daily - 09 January 2018

Main Briefing
- US ends TPS for El Salvador
Andean
- Military deployed to fight drug trafficking in Colombia’s Nariño
- In brief: Bolivia
Brazil
- Judge suspends handover ceremony for Brazil’s labour minister
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Costa Rica
Mexico
- Mexican governor accuses federal government of economic reprisals
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Bachelet calls for Chile’s foreign policy to be maintained
- In brief: Paraguay

Latinnews Daily - 08 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Thousands back on the streets in Honduras protesting Hernández’s victory
Andean
- Moreno loyalist appointed to Ecuador’s vice-presidency
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Brazil's Temer questioned over ports decree
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- In brief: Guatemala
Mexico
- Acapulco shootout continues deadly start to year in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Pressure mounts on Paraguay’s attorney general
- In brief: Uruguay
Washington Watch
- US sanctions more Venezuela gov’t officials

Latinnews Daily - 05 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Bolivia’s Morales calls for repeal of contentious criminal code changes
Andean
- In brief: Venezuela
Brazil
- Itamaraty calls on Venezuela for updates on Brazilian prisoner
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- OAS refuses to accept Honduras electoral results
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- Mexican governor extradited to face corruption charges
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Violence sparks general strike in Uruguay
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 04 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Political crisis comes to a head in Ecuador
Andean
- In brief: Colombia, Peru
Brazil
- Brazil’s industry minister quits Temer’s cabinet
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- EU delegation seeks closer ties with Cuba as US withdraws
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Spectre of fuel price increase stalks Mexico’s Meade
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Argentine gov’t raises urban transport fares
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 03 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Social emergency grows in Venezuela amid persistent political crisis
Andean
- In brief: Ecuador
Brazil
- Brazil's Temer sanctions 2018 budget
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Varela’s “narcopolitics” warning causes concern in Panama
- In brief: El Salvador
Mexico
- Electoral violence mounts in Mexico
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Paraguay’s congress delivers blow to Cartes
- In brief: Uruguay

Latinnews Daily - 02 January 2018

Main Briefing
- Political uncertainty continues to reign in Peru
Andean
- In brief: Peru
Brazil
- Prison riot breaks out in Northern Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
Central America & Caribbean
- Homicides fall in El Salvador, but remain high
- In brief: Nicaragua
Mexico
- ‘El Bronco’ steps aside to seek Mexican presidency
- In brief: Mexico
Southern Cone
- Chile registers first arson attack of 2018
- In brief: Argentina

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