What We’re Reading — 8 July 2016

Crime in Rio is down, but cops ain't helping
A sporting chance of safety (The Economist)
Cops in Rio keep killing people ahead of Brazil's Olympics, report says (VICE)

BOC eyeing Chile
Bank of China seeks to open its first Chilean branch (Reuters)

Climate change impact already being felt (that CFR link is very well done)
Deforestation in the Amazon (Council on Foreign Relations)
Climate Change Claims a Lake, and an Identity (NYT)

'Soda tax' hasn’t held back Coke & Pepsi in Mexico
Pepsi y Coca 'brillan' en México pese a impuestos en refrescos (El Financiero)

Just in time for the weekend: medical marijuana legalized in Colombia
Ya es oficial: uso de marihuana medicinal se eleva a ley (El Tiempo) 

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