What We’re Reading — June 16, 2016

Just in time for the Olympics
Rio de Janeiro State Slammed With Two-Notch Downgrade by Fitch (Bloomberg)

Trans-Amazonian train is the new bridge to nowhere
China's dream project hindered by Brazil crisis (CNN Money)

Temer’s third minister falls, as plea-bargain reveals kickback scheme in place since 1946
Citado em delação de Machado, Henrique Alves pede demissão (Estadão)

Labor Day weekend plans just got interesting
Silver Airways, American Airlines Begin Selling Tickets to Cuba (WSJ)

Brazil weighing the average down, but everyone else isn’t in great shape.
Bad FDI News in Latin America (Two Weeks Notice)

Evo’s not clucking around with Gates’ fowl play
Bill Gates’s hen donation plan ruffles feathers in Bolivia (FT) 

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