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What We’re Reading - May 24, 2016

Up Next: Shark Tank Live From Havana
Cuba to legalize small and medium-sized private businesses (AP The Big Story - May 24, 2016) 

Dear Brazil, It’s me, Austerity. I hope you missed me. 
Brazil’s Interim President Seeks Measures to Put Economy Back on Track (WSJ - May 24, 2016) 

BA Lining Em Up and Knocking Em Down
Buenos Aires back in market after year's hiatus (Reuters - May 24, 2016) 

Lets File This Under: Not Shocked
Bernie Sanders Has No Idea About Latin America (Two Weeks Notice - May 24, 2016) 

The PLA Goes Star Gazing in Patagonia
China Builds Space-Monitoring Base in the Americas (The Diplomat - May 24, 2016)

The Real Story Here Is: CP Capital??? WTF???
Venezuela's PDVSA eyes $2.5 billion debt issue to pay service firms - documents (Reuters -May 23, 2016)  

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What We're Reading - April 18, 2016

Dilma Goes Down – Round 1:
Brazil’s Lower House of Congress Votes for Impeachment of Dilma Rousseff (NY Times – April 17, 2016)
Brazil Impeachment Push Moves to Senate (WSJ – April 18, 2016)

But her replacement probably shouldn’t get too comfortable
Michel Temer Moves Closer to Brazilian Presidency (WSJ – April 17, 2016)

Basking in the limelight (finally)…
Argentina finally returns to international bond market (Reuters – April 18, 2016)

Is PPK Pulling a Bernie on Keiko?
Peruvian Presidential Candidate Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Leads Rival, Poll Finds (WSJ – Aril 17, 2016)

So last week’s news...
Panama agrees to adopt global tax reporting standards (DW.com – April 17, 2016)

Let’s not forget, Dilma isn’t the only one in trouble…
How a boardroom feud left Brazilian steel giant on the brink (Reuters – April 18, 2016)  

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What We're Reading - March 9, 2016

Under New Management (Kinda)
Wall Street Is in Charge in Argentina (Again) (Bloomberg – March 8, 2016)

Testing a Null Hypothesis…
Socialist dream under threat in Venezuela's 'Chavez City' (AP The Big Story – March 8, 2016)

Aécio cited in Lava Jato testimony... No one is safe
Delcídio cita Aécio e cúpula do PMDB em delação (Estadão – March 9, 2016)

Ubiquitous NP China-LatAm Article
The New Global Order: Building Ties Between China and Latin America (The Holmes Report – March 8, 2016)

Just When You Thought Things Couldn’t Get Any Worse….
Venezuela Deploys 1,000 Soldiers to Search for Missing Miners (WSJ – March 8, 2016)
 

And on a lighter note:

He Will be Dearly Missed….
Dos Equis retiring its 'Most Interesting Man in the World' (USA TODAY – March 9, 2016)

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What We're Reading - February 29, 2016

Paul Singer Gets Paid….
Argentina, Holdout Creditors Agree to $4.65 Billion Settlement (WSJ – February 29, 2016)

Viva Zapata Jr. Literally.
Bolivia's President Asks to See Love Child He Said Was Dead (AP - February 29, 2016)

Vicente and Felipe Play by Donald’s Rules….
2nd former Mexican president unloads on Donald Trump (AP - February 27, 2016)

A Lesson in “Never say Never”….
Venezuela's oil-market participants are considering the implications of an unprecedented event (Reuters – February 27, 2016)

Petrobras Tries a New Slogan in China: Hey, At Least We’re not PDVSA… And it works!
China loan to Petrobras may help pay most 2016 debt: source (Reuters – February 27, 2016)

Danilo Dodges the Downturn, but Will it be Enough…   
Caribbean's Fastest Economy Sees 6% Growth in 2016 on Tourism (Bloomberg – February 29, 2016)

Bargain Hunting for Biomass Leads to Brazil….
Sumitomo to Acquire Up to 20% Stake in Cosan's Biomass Unit (Bloomberg - February 26, 2016)

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