What We’re Reading — June 22, 2016

Colombia and the FARC to announce peace agreement tomorrow
Delegaciones de paz acordaron cese del fuego bilateral y definitivo (El Tiempo)

The gold goes to Rio before the Olympics.
Brazil’s Acting President OKs Transfer of $849 Million to Rio de Janeiro State (WSJ)

Investigations in Brazil ain’t ending anytime soon.
Prosecutors tackle Brazil’s ‘other’ corruption probe (FT)

3x3 anti-corruption law was watered down - let’s fix it.
Urge el CCE a corregir Ley 3de3 (Reforma)

Buy low; sell high
Abraaj Group to Double Latin America Investments Through 2021 (Bloomberg)

Don’t hold your breath on tomorrow
OAS & Venezuela: What Should We Expect? (Two Week’s Notice)

Yeah, but how bad is the surge pricing?
Uber Lets You Hail a Helicopter in Brazil for $63 (Bloomberg) 

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What We’re Reading — June 15, 2016

#Panamapapers leaker busted?
Un informaticien de Mossack Fonseca arrêté à Genève (Le Temps)

Maduro willing to talk to anyone to try to get out of this crisis
Exclusive: Venezuela in talks with China for grace period in oil-for-loans deal (Reuters)
US and Venezuela to hold high-level talks to ease crisis (FT)

CFK’s Public Works Minister busted with a trunk full of hundred dollar bills
Argentina ex-minister arrested over cash bags at monastery (BBC)

Lava Jato washes up in Singapore
Court papers allege Singapore firms paid over $9.5m in bribes for Petrobras contracts (Splash 247)

Never have inflation figures been so exciting
Las cifras del nuevo Indec, tras ocho años de manipulación de datos: la inflación de mayo fue del 4,2% (La Nación)

3x3 score is a win for Mexico
Antigraft Legislation Advances in Mexico’s Congress (WSJ) 

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