What We’re Reading — 22 July 2016

Did they watch Trump’s speech together?
Obama Hosts Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for White House Visit (WSJ)

Cuba needs everything, including labor.
Indians arrive in Cuba to build hotels as foreign labor ban weakens (CSM)

An new kind of Olympic speed record.
Brazil Sells 100,000 Olympics Tickets in Less Than Five Hours (WSJ)

Doesn’t help when everything you export depreciates, too.
Latam forex weakness yet to boost exports (FT)

Love it when a socialist state and religious monarchy get along so well.
Cash-strapped Cuba signs loan deals with Saudi Arabia for 80 million dollars (The Indian Express)

Aussie go to Chile for lithium.
Australiana se asocia con Martín Borda en proyecto de litio en Atacama (Diario Financiero)

Please, no.
The Donald and The Hugo (Two Weeks Notice)

The Bolivarian Atkins diet.
McDonald’s Stops Selling Big Mac in Venezuela Due to Bread Shortage (Bloomberg) 

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