What We’re Reading — 5 July 2016

Argentina eyeing Pacific Alliance
Latin American co-operation scales new heights (FT)

That’s not what all those protesting cops and firemen say
Rio Officials Insist City Will Be Ready for Olympics (WSJ)

Bright idea
China’s State Grid to Pay $1.8 Billion for Big Stake in Brazil’s CPFL (Reuters)

Doc Brown would be impressed at how many gigawatts this is
China's Three Gorges pays 4.8 billion reais, takes over Brazil dams (Reuters)

Short answer: it’ll swing back. Better answer: the left-right dichotomy is BS, anyway
The pendulum swings: Here's how Latin America has shifted politically over the years (LA Times) 

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