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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 21 September 2018

From Latin American Weekly Report
- BOLIVIA-REGION: Embattled Unasur gets shiny new headquarters
- BRAZIL: Divisions deepen in polarised electoral campaign
- ARGENTINA: Macri seeks budget backing amid corruption scandal
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Top Chilean judges survive institutional clash

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil combats ‘fake news’ in public health
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez under pressure over Itaipú appointments
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- Vaca Muerta – Argentina’s dream of being a global energy provider
- Brazil breaks its own macabre record in murders
- New government installed amid political tension
- Uruguay’s strongest pressure group
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Haddad questioned about Lula
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s opposition moves against IMF deal in congress
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 18 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Alckmin warns against populism
- In brief: Brazil
- Fernández corruption charge could impact Macri in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 17 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Bolsonaro attacks opponents from hospital bed
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina poised for crunch budget debate
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil will mediate conflict with Venezuela, say presidential candidates
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s opposition seeks to obstruct IMF negotiations
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Uncertainty reigns in Brazil presidential election
- PARAGUAY: A ‘Santa Rosa’ political storm sweeps through
- ARGENTINA: Under pressure to find fiscal balance

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Haddad begins presidential campaigning in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Proliferation of public protests in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula finally abandons presidential bid
- In brief: Brazil
- Sanction of military commander produces political tensions in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 11 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- In brief: Peru
- New prison break highlights security concerns in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Electoral reform debate advances in Paraguay despite political scandal
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 10 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Change of tone in Brazil’s presidential campaign
- In brief: Brazil
- Close ally of Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez indicted of drug trafficking charges
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Argentina: Another wave of the currency storm
- Economic Highlights
- Region: Eclac trims back growth
- Region: Higher oil prices failing to bolster the region's economies
- Region: Higher metals prices having a more positive impact
- Region: Tough times for coffee producers
- Uruguay: Renewable energy on the up
- Brazil: Familiar but different

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 07 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Risk of electoral tensions after stabbing in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile gov’t-Enap spat over pollution
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Macri risks political future with harsh austerity measures
- BRAZIL: PT must turn to ‘Plan B’
- BRAZIL: Government blamed for museum fire
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 06 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Bolsonaro leads first-round election polls in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay-Israel spat after Paraguay’s embassy moved back to Tel Aviv
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 5 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula hangs on to presidential bid
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguayan gov’t provides more assurances over economic instability
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 4 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Bolsonaro accused of inciting violence
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 3 September 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula barred from running for president
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri prepares major policy adjustments
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 31 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Privatisation of Brazil’s Eletrobas goes ahead
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay tries to dismiss Argentina contagion concerns
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- REGION: Venezuelan exodus: a failure of regional diplomacy?
- BRAZIL: Government ups response as tensions flare
- ARGENTINA: Cristina hit by corruption; Mauricio hit by the economy
- CHILE: Abbott in the hot seat
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Uruguay takes China ties to next level

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 30 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentina asks for further assistance to stop ‘marathon’ against the peso
- Brazil’s presidential candidates speak to the agroindustry
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 29 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- PT candidate accused of administrative wrongdoing in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Gloriagate allegations begin to bite in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 28 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s supreme court to review Lula’s appeal
- In brief: Brazil
- Hearings begin against Chile’s AG
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 24 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- International lawyers express support for Brazil’s Lula
- In brief: Brazil
- Students back on the streets in Chile
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- PARAGUAY: Abdo Benítez seeks to make instant impression
- ARGENTINA: Green light for raids on Fernández’s homes
- BRAZIL: Legislative troubles for next president
- CHILE: Museums at centre of political struggle

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s public security minister visits Colombia
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s senate bows but does not give in to public pressure
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentina’s senate under public pressure not to shield Fernández
- Military operation leaves several dead in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- Environmental activists in the firing line
- Brazil: Essential reading for presidential candidates
- Chile: Piñera unveils new security strategy
- Paraguay: PCC kingpin arrested in Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 21 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Lula’s candidacy contested in Brazil, but he remains favourite in polls
- In brief: Brazil
- ‘Gloriagate’ scandal spreads to Uruguay
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 17 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Presidential campaign gets underway in earnest in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri offers assurances to the business sector
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- PT tries ‘Plan A’ in Brazil
- ARGENTINA: New corruption case an unguided missile
- CHILE: Piñera carries out first reshuffle

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- From prison, Lula registers as candidate in Brazil presidential election
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Brazil tackles ‘fake news’ as threat to general election becomes serious
- Anti-bribery laws found to be most lenient
- Looking to build consensus on energy policy
- Mercosur contemplates standard food labels
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 15 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Spike in number of killings by police in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- In brief: Venezuela
- Another former finance minister indicted for corruption in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s culture minister lasts just four days after backlash
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Lula sympathisers march in support of his presidential bid in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Gov’t under pressure over new corruption scandal in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 10 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- First televised presidential debate held in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s Cartes approves controversial new Yacyretá deal
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- ARGENTINA: Fernández in eye of corruption storm
- BRAZIL: And then there were 13
- Argentina retains abortion restrictions as Brazil embraces debate

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 09 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentina’s senate rejects abortion decriminalisation
- Alckmin will receive half of the national public funds in Brazil presidential campaign
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 8 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile debates military funding
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 7 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Alliances lead Alckmin to biggest media allocation ahead of Brazil election
- In brief: Brazil
- Public pressure forces congressional resignation in Paraguay
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 06 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Lula is confirmed as a presidential candidate by Brazil’s PT
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri buoyed by corruption case
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Foreign direct investment down again in 2017
- Economic Highlights
- Region: The recovery is getting tougher for some
- Brazil: Problems stored up for next government
- Region: Making the case for e-government
- Chile: Growth forecast up, but Moody’s still downgrades
- Region: Free trade rules (maybe)
- Region: Agro sector set to grow
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 03 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Candidates pick running mates, as Brazil election takes shape
- In brief: Brazil
- ‘Gloriagate’ scandal spreads in Argentina
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Facebook targets MBL over fake news
- CHILE: Piñera falls short on key pledge
- ARGENTINA: Blue versus green
- PARAGUAY: Questions about electoral results resurface
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 02 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- TSE president says Lula not eligible to run for president in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Human rights groups protest recent rulings by Chile’s top court
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 1 August 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Record number out of work in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Camioneros threaten major mobilisation in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 31 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Bolsonaro says election “under suspicion” in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s FA adopts controversial stance against corruption investigations
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 30 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Thousands gather in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro for free-Lula concert
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s gov’t makes Mapuche concession
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 27 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentine opposition groups mobilise against Macri
- Brazilian consumer confidence returning slowly
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- The old politics is not dead yet
- TRADE BLOCS: Joint way forward for Pacific Alliance and Mercosur?
- ARGENTINA: Controversy over the armed force and domestic security
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 26 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s presidential candidates struggle to find running mates
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile pro-abortion demonstration ends in violence
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- Brazil: PCC – the number one criminals in South America?
- Argentina: Gov’t fleshes out anti-drug trafficking security strategy
- Uruguay: Porous prisons

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 25 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Ciro Gomes hints he would free Lula
- In brief: Brazil
- Nicaragua-Brazil tensions rise
- Electoral fraud allegations come back to haunt Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 24 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil registers record number of deaths over land
- In brief: Brazil
- Armed forces reform initiative sparks controversy in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Bolsonaro formally launches candidacy in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- International backing boosts Macri’s plans for Argentine economy
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Alckmin set to win support of centrist block in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera faces fresh Mapuche pressure
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- ARGENTINA: Weathering economic storm
- BRAZIL: Gomes targets the Boeing-Embraer deal
- CHILE: Corruption cases spell fresh trouble for ruling elite
- BRAZIL: Evangelical mayor under fire

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil court turns down Lula electoral inadmissibility plea
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri admits economic problems, offers reassurances
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- ARGENTINA: Argentina returns to the IMF as peso sinks – a bad omen?
- BRAZIL: Facing an unpredictable election in October amid chaos and distrust
- CHILE: Different recipes for a migratory issue
- PARAGUAY: Inauspicious start for new gov’t
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 18 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Hefty sentences handed down to protesters in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Executive-legislative tensions in Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 17 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil pensioners to receive early bonus payments
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s opposition challenges IMF
- In brief: Southern Cone

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil increasingly dependent on the elderly
- In brief: Brazil
- Abdo Benítez focuses on uncovering gov’t corruption in Paraguay
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Hidden bombshells to explode Brazil’s fiscal deficit target
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri makes concession to the military
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Judges go to war over Lula habeas corpus
- BRAZIL: Senate approves data protection bill
- ARGENTINA: Cracks appear in Cambiemos coalition
- PARAGUAY: Abdo Benítez lays foundations for new government
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Trade war helps Brazil increase steel sales to US
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez makes another key appointment
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 11 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Calls for Chile’s AG to be dismissed over transparency concerns
- Brazil's superior court denies Lula habeas corpus
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 10 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Deforestation puts Brazil’s Paris commitment in doubt
- In brief: Brazil
- Macri faces down protesters on Argentine Independence Day
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 09 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazilian judges block Lula’s latest bid for freedom
- In brief: Brazil
- Another contentious ruling over Penta case in Chile
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Getting ready for the trade war
- Region: Alternatives to trickle down
- Argentina: Not out of the woods yet
- Economic Highlights
- Region: Mobile getting more competitive
- Brazil: New battle over privatisation
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 06 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Boeing to form a joint venture with Brazil’s Embraer
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s Abdo Benítez names key minister
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Bolsonaro ahead, but are the polls reliable?
- BRAZIL: What are Marina Silva’s chances?
- CHILE: Government stung by ‘legislative drought’ criticism
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Paraguay’s Cartes presents final state-of-the-nation address

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 05 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Protest votes lead in latest Brazil poll
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile judge issues contentious decision on emblematic corruption case
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 04 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Eike Batista sentenced to 30 years for corruption
- In brief: Brazil
- Ex-military officials sentenced in Chile over emblematic case
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 03 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Uncertainty forces parties to push back conventions in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- New arson attacks in Chile’s Araucanía region
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 2 July 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Violence costs Brazil 5.5% of GDP
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s Duarte denied active senate seat
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 29 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Bolsonaro leads, Marina Silva in second in latest Brazil poll
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguayan gov’t faces another partial strike
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- ARGENTINA: Macri’s respite brief
- BRAZIL: Pence visit achieves little
- BRAZIL: Dirceu release: a precedent for Lula?
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Paraguay close to resolving historic Argentine dispute

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 28 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil enters the doldrums as election approaches
- In brief: Brazil
- Mixed signals on human rights in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 27 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Pence visits Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Bonomi responds to Uruguay’s mounting security problems
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- Latin Americans scared of the dark, says Gallup
- Brazil: Security -– the view from the extreme right
- Uruguay: Not so peaceful after all?

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 26 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- CGT puts Argentina’s Macri on the backfoot
- Vale, BHP Billiton sign deal over Brazil dam disaster
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 25 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Trust in Brazil’s political parties plummets
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s FA agrees to support Chile FTA
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Petrobras loses major lawsuit in Brazil labour court
- In brief: Brazil
- Macri completes cabinet changes in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- ARGENTINA: Heads roll as Macri battles to regain control
- BRAZIL: Army sounds out politicians
- URUGUAY: In the grip of insecurity

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 21 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentina’s Macri gets timely boost
- Brazil’s central bank holds interest rates
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- Old age in Chile and Uruguay: calls for reform
- Brazil eyes new markets with FMD free certification
- Chile’s new government: political dynasties and feminist reaction
- Uruguayan education in critical condition
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Bankers urge Meirelles to quit presidential race in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s truck drivers call off strike
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s growth forecasts take a nosedive
- In brief: Brazil
- Vázquez comes under renewed pressure over insecurity in Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 18 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Survey shows unhappy Brazilians wish to leave
- In brief: Brazil
- Macri makes more changes to economic team in Argentina
- In brief: Mercosur

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 15 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s supreme court strikes down police procedure
- In brief: Brazil
- Macri replaces Argentine central bank chief as peso plummets
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Uncertainties continue to dog October elections
- ARGENTINA: IMF deal beset with political difficulties
- CHILE: Piñera’s “gender agenda” rings hollow

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazilian businesses gloomy on prospect of World Cup boost
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s Vázquez faces more protests from teachers
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s supreme court to rule on PT party president
- In brief: Brazil
- CGT calls strike in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer authorises creation of new security organisation
- In brief: Brazil
- Mapuche convictions stoke outcry in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 11 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Bolsonaro strengthens first round position in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri asks political opposition to act responsibly
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Call to think big on trade
- Region: Currencies take a hit
- Brazil: Truckers’ strike erodes confidence
- Argentina: Making love or war with the IMF?
- Economic Highlights
- Region: Export growth strong but slowing
- Chile: Pinera unveils economic plans
- Brazil: Vegetarians in the home of beef

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 08 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentina and IMF sign off on new Stand-By agreement
- Brazil’s fake news committee springs into action
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Strike ends but political upheaval continues
- BRAZIL: Brazil tightens data protection laws
- ARGENTINA: Government taken to task over economy
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 07 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- More criminal attacks in Brazil’s Minas Gerais
- In brief: Brazil
- Unions once again agitate in Argentina
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 6 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s regulator weighs in on fuel prices debate
- In brief: Brazil
- Abortion debate heats up in Argentina
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 5 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Arson attacks in Brazil’s Minas Gerais
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s Sendic to face trial alone
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 4 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Petrobras at the crossroads
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera faces protest from women’s rights groups
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 01 June 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Oil workers call off strike in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri vetoes bill to cap utility tariffs
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: The lorry drivers’ revolt
- ARGENTINA: Setback for Macri over utility tariffs
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 31 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s oil workers stage 72-hour strike
- In brief: Brazil
- Congress challenges Argentina’s Macri
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 30 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Oil workers’ strike to go ahead in Brazil, despite judicial action
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s gov’t withdraws pension reform proposal
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- Crime in numbers
- Brazil: Trouble in Paradise
- Brazil: Safeguarding the need for secrecy
- Paraguay: Major operation against money launderers

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 29 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s fuel strike losing momentum
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s Cartes tenders resignation
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 25 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Fuels strikes continue – despite more gov’t concessions
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentine agricultural groups at loggerheads with Macri
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Economy starting to falter?
- ARGENTINA: Dujovne makes IMF progress as Macri struggles
- PARAGUAY: Heads roll over beef scandal
- TRACKING TRENDS
- UK seeks to revive regional relations

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 24 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Petrobras reduces diesel prices as strike continues in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Disgruntled teachers demand pay rise in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- Brazil’s health system: in need of life support?
- Marielle Franco assassination shakes Brazil’s troubled democracy
- Conditions improve for entrepreneurs, but resilience remains a must
- Uruguay flirts with entrepreneurship
- Piñera’s immigration crackdown targets Haitians and Venezuelans
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer admits defeat, backs Meirelles
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile gov’t under pressure over prison conditions
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil gov’t seeks to conciliate striking lorry drivers
- In brief: Brazil
- Odebrecht agrees to cooperate with Argentine judiciary
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 21 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazilian lorry drivers stage protest over fuel price increases
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina gripped by anti-abortion protests
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 18 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Nunes rejects international appeal to free Lula
- In brief: Brazil
- Protesters march in Argentina as IMF Board gathers
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Macri seeks to buttress support for IMF deal
- CHILE: Piñera declares war on bureaucracy
- BRAZIL: New lead in Franco investigation
- BRAZIL: Petrobras wins out over politics
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 17 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Minas Gerais governor faces impeachment in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri tries to project confidence
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Prosecutors accuse Brazil’s Joesley Batista of bribing judge
- In brief: Brazil
- Macri seeks to provide reassurances in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 15 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Petrobras prepares to take legal action against Brazilian “bank cartel”
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentine peso falls further despite prospect of IMF deal
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Civilian killed during military operation in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- Tension mounts as Argentina pushes for IMF deal
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Is Mercosur asleep on the job?
- Brazil: Growth without the feel good factor?
- Paraguay: Abdo Benítez offers more of the same
- Economic Highlights
- Argentina: Warning lights flashing
- Chile: Mining production set to rise
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 11 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Franco investigation in its “final stages” says Brazil's Jungmann
- In brief: Brazil
- Two cabinet ministers in hot water in Chile
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Spectre of crisis looms over Argentina again as Macri turns to IMF
- BRAZIL: Housing crisis a key electoral issue
- BRAZIL: Supreme court lifts parliamentary immunity
- CHILE: Austerity plans expanded despite recovery
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 10 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Decision to turn to IMF produces political backlash in Argentina
- Police break up Brazil’s ‘school lunch’ mafia
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 09 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Barbosa pulls out of Brazil’s presidential race
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri takes drastic action and turns to IMF
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 08 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazilian judge extends ports bribery probe
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s finance minister unveils austerity plan
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 04 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s STF strips legislators of legal privilege
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera responds to outcry over toddler death
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Temer enters lame duck territory
- PARAGUAY: Fraud allegations mark post-election period
- URUGUAY: Legal marijuana market not making the grade
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 03 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s congress approves loan guarantees for Venezuela and Mozambique
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri defends gas and electricity hikes
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 02 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Pro-Lula protests mark Brazil's Labour Day
- In brief: Brazil
- Pit-Cnt demands lower electricity tariffs in Uruguay
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- It’s the corruption, stupid!
- Brazil: Heightened risk of electoral violence following Lula’s arrest
- Brazil: Prison breaks by Brazil’s border
- Uruguay-Brazil: Chuy-Chuí border becomes new violence hotspot

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 1 May 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula once again accused of corruption
- In brief: Brazil
- Political manoeuvring begins in Paraguay following election
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 30 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazilian authorities tighten security after attack on pro-Lula protesters
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera reconsiders controversial ambassadorial appointment

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 27 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s security forces to dismantle UPPs
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera pays visit to Argentina
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- PARAGUAY: Voting for continuity, but unconvincingly
- BRAZIL: Narrowing the pool of electoral candidates
- ARGENTINA: Macri bows but does not succumb to tariff pressure
- CHILE: Piñera tables contentious migration reform

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 26 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s judiciary challenges Microsoft on privacy
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s gov’t launches talks on Araucanía
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- Colorados win presidency in close contest
- Chile’s new government gets to work
- Brazil’s political fair
- Argentina progresses on pro-market reforms, but more must be done

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 25 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Fake news could annul Brazil’s election result, says judge
- In brief: Brazil
- Alegre denounces potential fraud in Paraguay election
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 24 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Protests as new Funai head appointed in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Macri looks to alleviate social discontent in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- ANR-PC retains presidency in Paraguay
- São Paulo court to investigate Brazil’s Alckmin
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- All set for Paraguay polls
- Head of Funai resigns on Brazil’s national indigenous day
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Region unites against corruption and on Venezuela
- BRAZIL: Temer’s cabinet of continuity
- BRAZIL: Countdown until elections
- ARGENTINA: Strikes return to Buenos Aires
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s government grills Facebook over misuse of data
- In brief: Brazil
- Arson attacks intensify in Chile’s Araucanía
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 18 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Aécio Neves to stand trial for corruption
- In brief: Brazil
- Political tension rises in Paraguay ahead of vote
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 17 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Eight escape during prison break in Brazil’s Pará
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera seeks to placate students
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Barbosa rises in polls after Brazil’s Lula jailed
- In brief: Brazil
- Final presidential debate produces few surprises in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Stronger fiscal policies needed
- Region: The Brookings view
- Region: Putting some numbers on climate change
- Economic Highlights
- Brazil: Political noise versus the economy
- Region: Record number of oil and gas auctions
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Temer’s daughter named in Brazil’s Operation Skala
- In brief: Brazil
- Public calls for judicial transparency, efficacy in Argentina
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Lula, Brazil’s leftist icon, falls
- PARAGUAY: Reunited Colorados eye retaining presidency
- ARGENTINA: PJ subjected to hostile takeover
- CHILE: Piñera takes action on main public demand
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Paraguay’s supreme court issues controversial ruling benefiting Cartes
- Brazil’s police could move Lula to new prison
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 11 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Temer concludes cabinet reshuffle
- In brief: Brazil
- Reforms to migration legislation stoke controversy in Chile
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 10 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Employee of Franco assassination witness killed in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera moves on Araucanía promise
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 9 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- In brief: Brazil
- Abdo Benítez promises ‘frontal war’ against EPP in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 06 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Lula heading for jail
- In brief: Brazil
- Polls give Abdo Benítez commanding lead in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: End of the line for Lula
- BRAZIL: Temer back on the defensive
- ARGENTINA: Football rocked by sexual abuse claims
- CHILE: Students threaten fresh unrest
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 05 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula must do jailtime after supreme court throws out appeal
- In brief: Brazil
- Political victory for Cartes and ANR-PC unity in Paraguay
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 4 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Mounting tension in Brazil ahead of Lula ruling
- In brief: Brazil
- Students back on the alert in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 3 April 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer names two new ministers
- In brief: Brazil
- Alegre makes electoral pledges in Paraguay
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 29 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer warns of “destabilising” violence
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri succeeding in “main mission”
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: What was Cambridge Analytica doing in Brazil?
- BRAZIL: Change in fortunes for Lula?
- URUGUAY: Deepening ties with Finland
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Chile’s Piñera wrestles with age-old disputes

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 28 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Security crackdown in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro intensifies
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s TC strikes down part of higher education reform
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 27 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Meirelles eyes up the presidency
- In brief: Brazil
- Executive-legislative tensions resurface in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- The bad city ranking
- Region: Food security not a simple issue
- Region: Tougher security line from Pompeo?
- Region: Latin American Women stand up for their rights – and security
- Brazil: Marielle Franco assassination raises tension
- Argentina: Concentrating on international terrorism

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 26 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Security alert over arson attacks in Brazil’s Ceará
- In brief: Brazil
- Major pro-life march in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula is still a free man – for now
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s opposition ensnared in new corruption scandal
- In brief: Argentina/Brazil
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Highs and lows of the Lula caravan
- BRAZIL: Getting crowded in the centre
- ARGENTINA: Looking to get tough on drug trafficking
- CHILE: Piñera sparks first tensions with opposition
- G-20 meeting passes off successfully for Argentina’s Macri

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Cambridge Analytica under fire in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Another obstacle to efforts by Paraguay’s VP to seek senate candidacy
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- Chile’s national parks: Bachelet’s mixed environmental legacy
- Argentina: Low-cost airlines move in as tourism revives
- BRAZIL: Evangelicals set to rise – again – this election
- BRAZIL: Dog days of the Temer administration
- A tale of two Uruguays
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 21 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Leaders discuss possible Mercosur-Pacific Alliance deal in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina pushes for increased global trade at G20 summit
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s supreme court to rule on appeals’ court convictions
- In brief: Brazil
- Ancap case comes to a head in Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Political reform bill sparks indignation in Paraguay
- Brazil’s Jungmann in hot water over Franco murder case
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazilians march for Marielle
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s new government snubs Bachelet’s constitution
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- CHILE: Piñera reprises reins of power
- BRAZIL: Gomes joins the fray
- ARGENTINA: Tensions with the industrialists
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 15 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Popular city councillor gunned down in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay’s congress moves to impeach comptroller general
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's supreme court accepts corruption charges against key Temer ally
- In brief: Brazil
- Farmers mobilise under banner of Un Solo Uruguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Victory for Brazil’s Xucuru
- In brief: Brazil
- Carabineros head quits paving way for shake-up in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Left mulls post-Lula electoral strategy
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera sworn in for a second term
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Trade Agreements II: Chile keeps the TPP in play
- Argentina: Things to worry about
- Brazil: Pension reform won’t go away
- Region: After China, here comes ‘Latindia’
- Economic Highlights
- Region: Little progress on corruption
- Chile: Weak growth, but building in confidence
- Region: Global Business Forum: good news for Latam
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 09 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Maia launches pre-candidacy
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile gov’t forced to defend trans-Pacific trade deal
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Proposed US trade restrictions raise fears
- ARGENTINA: Teachers test Macri’s nerve
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Assured Macri opens Argentine congress

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 08 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Argentines protest for and against abortion
- Brazilian legislators mobilise for International Women’s Day
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 7 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Lula one step closer to jail as STJ rejects appeal
- In brief: Brazil
- Supreme court ruling reopens political divisions in Paraguay
- In brief: Mercosur

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 6 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Former BRF CEO jailed in Brazil’s ‘Operation Weak Flesh’
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Bachelet sends down draft constitution
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 05 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- More Car Wash investigations rattle Brazil’s Temer
- In Brief: Brazil
- Teachers call for national strike in Argentina
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 02 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Venezuelan elections postponed
- Brazil calls on US to rethink steel tariffs
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri to kickstart legislative agenda
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Temer goes head-to-head with Bolsonaro in Brazil
- PARAGUAY: Legal challenges shake up electoral contest
- URUGUAY: Vázquez in the spotlight over nepotism
- ARGENTINA-BOLIVIA: Health costs cool relations with Bolivia
- CHILE: Piñera makes gubernatorial appointments
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Chile’s Bachelet makes final foreign trip

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 01 March 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's congress approves law to regulate Uber
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina's Macri group grilled over wind farm sales
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Regional Report: Andean Group
- VENEZUELA: The migrant crisis accelerates

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 28 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Jungmann sacks chief-of-police
- In brief: Brazil
- Paraguay's opposition appeals TSJE ruling on candidacies
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- How to cope with the growing wave of Venezuelan migrants
- Region: Mixed picture on homicide rates
- Brazil: Temer orders army takeover in Rio
- Uruguay: Targeted by foreign criminal gangs

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 27 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Jungmann to lead Brazil’s new public security ministry
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina-Bolivia tensions rise over health care spat
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 26 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Hundreds protest against rising crime in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s Vázquez accused on nepotism
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Left hatching unofficial ‘Plan B’
- In brief: Brazil
- Arrests over drug seizure at Russian embassy in Argentina
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- ARGENTINA: Honours even as Moyano takes on Macri
- ARGENTINA: Andorra account forces resignation
- BRAZIL: Military tighten grip in Rio
- TRACKING TRENDS
- The rise and fall of Brazil’s Luislinda Valois

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Macri and Moyano face off in Argentina
- Brazil’s Temer denies using security decree as electoral ploy
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- Introduction
- Brazil’s ‘fake news’ committee fans fears of censorship
- Brazilian investment funds banned from trading Bitcoin
- Bachelet’s legacy
- Renewed tensions between truth and justice in Bachelet’s final months
- Argentina’s reform agenda far from certain
- Technology unlocks ‘Pandora’s Box’ in Paraguay
- An Awkward Republican Hug
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 21 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s congress approves military intervention in Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- TSJE ruling on Paraguay senate candidacies proves contentious
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 20 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer dismisses human rights minister
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay
- Top Macri aide accused of corruption in Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s prison riots reach Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- One of Chile’s most wanted terrorists arrested in France
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer unveils post-carnival security plan
- In brief: Brazil
- Protests in Argentina against public-sector lay-offs
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- ARGENTINA: Macri and Moyano go head to head
- BRAZIL: Carnival gets political
- BRAZIL: Setback for the bullets, beef and bible caucus
- CHILE: Fallout from ‘Operación Huracán’ makes waves
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 15 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Another setback for Lula’s defence in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay’s Vázquez takes action against ASSE corruption
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Rio’s violence becomes carnival theme
- In brief: Brazil
- EPP member turns herself in to authorities in Paraguay
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Time to take the China road?
- Argentina: Macri working out the structural reform jigsaw puzzle
- Brazil: Relax about now, worry about then
- Uruguay: Unhappy farmers take action
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 13 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Temer visits Brazil’s Roraima to tackle immigration
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s Macri winning trade union tussle with Moyanos
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s police chief grilled over Temer investigation
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Piñera responds to 'Operación Huracán' debacle
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 09 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Cade to investigate fuels cartel
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentine government hopes deal will end transport strike
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Spectre of Monroe haunts Tillerson on regional swing
- BRAZIL: Brazil’s judicial overreach
- ARGENTINA: Chocobar incident sparks debate on crime
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 08 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Doria eyes up Alckmin’s job
- In brief: Brazil
- Bank workers to go on strike in Argentina
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 7 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s appeals court sets deadline for Lula defence to respond
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Carabineros and top prosecutor deny institutional clash
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 6 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s judges under fire over expenses scandal
- In brief: Brazil
- EPP hostages released in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 5 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Controversy over detention of livestock shipment in Brazil’s Santos
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s UDI pushes to reintroduce the death penalty
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 02 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Schools in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro disrupted by violence
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Bachelet on defensive over Carabineros’ scandal
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Guardians of the State expanding
- CHILE: Piñera’s cabinet raises eyebrows
- ARGENTINA: Macri leads by example in state cost-cutting
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Probe sheds light on death of Brazilian judge

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 01 February 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s unions call strike over pension bill
- Lorry drivers’ strike continues in Paraguay
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 31 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- STF judge rejects Lula’s habeas corpus in Brazil
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Carabineros face new crisis
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Security & Strategic Review
- Questions over Trump’s national security strategy
- Brazil: Arms trafficking remains a major issue in Rio de Janeiro
- Brazil: Army commander worried over politicisation
- Brazil: Fake news cure worse than the disease?

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 30 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Ten killed during prison riot in Brazil’s Ceará
- In brief: Brazil
- Vázquez fails to placate Uruguay’s agricultural sector
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 29 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Police investigate dancehall shootout in Brazil’s Ceará
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 26 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s PT launches Lula as presidential candidate
- In brief: Brazil
- Tensions between gov’t and unions escalate in Argentina
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: Court dismisses Lula’s appeal
- CHILE: Pope’s visit marred by controversy
- URUGUAY: Autoconvocados flex their muscles
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 25 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Lula loses appeals trial
- In brief: Brazil
- Chile’s Bachelet hails approval of education reform legislation
- In brief: Uruguay
From Latin American Regional Report: Brazil & Southern Cone
- CHILE: Piñera: the road behind and the path ahead
- ARGENTINA: Striking while the iron is hot
- BRAZIL: Brazil’s unhappy new year
- URUGUAY: Road to selling legal marijuana littered with obstacles
- Economic Highlights

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 24 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Chile’s Piñera unveils his cabinet
- Brazil’s Temer in Davos for the World Economic Forum
- In brief: Brazil
- In brief: Uruguay, Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Protestors mobilise in Brazil ahead of Lula’s trial
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentine unions gain upper hand in labour dispute
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 22 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s justice ministry investigates escape from Boa Vista prison
- In brief: Brazil
- Tension over agricultural sector dispute continues to rise in Uruguay
- In brief: Uruguay, Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 19 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer responds to latest corruption probe
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentina’s unions square up to government
- In brief: Chile
From Latin American Weekly Report
- Argentina’s Macri prepares for showdown with unions
- BRAZIL: Reclaiming Brazil’s middle ground
- PARAGUAY: Death of EPP hostages opens new security debate
- TRACKING TRENDS

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 18 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s PT tones down the fighting talk
- In brief: Brazil
- Security tightened as Pope visits Mapuche heartland in Chile
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 17 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Temer removes four VPs from state-owned bank
- In brief: Brazil
- Influence trafficking scandal continues to make waves in Paraguay
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 16 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s judiciary moves to tighten security ahead of Lula’s trial
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguay's Vázquez makes gestures to try to end rural protests
- In brief: Chile

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 15 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Another bloody weekend in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro
- In brief: Brazil
- Churches attacked ahead of pope’s visit to Chile
- In brief: Paraguay
From Latin American Economy & Business
- Moderate improvement in the pace of regional growth
- Chile: Moderate market-friendly reform under Piñera?
- Region: Can Cartes do the deal with Europe?
- Region: New ways of cooperation against corruption
- Argentina: Low cost air travel revolution on the way?
- Brazil: Boeing bids for Embraer
- Brazil: Good news for the auto industry
- Region: US oil output to hit a record high in 2018 on shale boom
- Region: Corporate Radar

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 12 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Setback for Brazil as S&P downgrades credit rating
- In brief: Brazil
- Uruguayan agricultural producers threaten unrest
- In brief: Argentina
From Latin American Weekly Report
- BRAZIL: The exodus continues
- BRAZIL: Góias: a tragedy foretold
- ARGENTINA: Adjusting economic targets, monetary policy?
- URUGUAY: Vázquez confronts conflictive start to year
- TRACKING TRENDS
- Paraguay legalises medicinal marijuana

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 11 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s Maia throws his hat into the electoral ring
- In brief: Brazil
- Mapuche protests in Chile’s capital
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 10 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Police strike ends in Brazil’s Rio Grande do Norte
- Uruguay’s umbrella union stages strike against violence
- In brief: Argentina

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 9 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Judge suspends handover ceremony for Brazil’s labour minister
- In brief: Brazil
- Bachelet calls for Chile’s foreign policy to be maintained
- In brief: Paraguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 08 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Temer questioned over ports decree
- In brief: Brazil
- Pressure mounts on Paraguay’s attorney general
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 5 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- In brief: Brazil
- Violence sparks general strike in Uruguay
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 04 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil’s industry minister quits Temer’s cabinet
- In brief: Brazil
- Argentine gov’t raises urban transport fares
- In brief: Uruguay

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 03 January 2018

From LatinNews Daily
- Brazil's Temer sanctions 2018 budget
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