What We’re Reading — 10 Aug 2016

Chavismo makes it’s move to last to 2019...
Venezuela officials dash hopes of 2016 presidential recall (AP)

…by scraping together every last dollar it can.
PdV taps credit to boost oil exports to China (Argus)

Senate accepts indictment of Dilma with large enough margin to assure her impeachment.
Senado torna Dilma ré em processo de impeachment (Estadão)

Korea looks to CABEI
Korea to broaden economic cooperation with development bank in Central American (Korea Herald)

Mexican government hangs up on Carlos Slim
Mexico’s Richest Man Confronts a New Foe: The State That Helped Make Him Rich (NYT)

Brazilian and Argentine authorities to meet about their fans fighting in Rio
Preocupação com brigas cresce, e autoridades brasileiras e argentinas marcam encontro (O Globo) 

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What We're Reading - June 29, 2016

Back in the Black
Argentina’s Gross Domestic Product Grew 0.5% in First Quarter (WSJ - June 29, 2016)

Colombia to take a page from Colorado’s playbook?
Colombia Turns to Marijuana as Rural Jobs Tool (WSJ - June 28, 2016)

Hello AMX, It is me, Samsung calling...
Mexico, South Korea team up on telecom projects (Telecompaper - June 29, 2016)

No distractions please... things are already bad enough.
COI e Comitê Organizador querem evitar impeachment durante Olimpíadas (O Globo - June 28, 2016)

Yeah, that would end well...
Maduro analiza disolver el Congreso de Venezuela (MDZ Online - June 28, 2016)

Coke's bad run in LatAm continues...
Vicentín le ganó a Coca-Cola: por US$ 100 millones se quedará con el negocio de yogures, postres y flanes de Sancor(La Nación - June 29, 2016)

Just what the doctor ordered - Protectionism
Governo vetará aumento de fatia de capital estrangeiro nas aéreas (Valor - June 29, 2016)

Could Brexit be Brazil's Best Friend? 
Unlikely Havens Seen in Moscow to Rio as Brexit Hits Markets (Bloomberg - June 27, 2016)

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What We’re Reading — June 13, 2016

Chavismo pushes to stay in office through 2018
Venezuela's Maduro Says Recall Vote Won't Happen Until 2017 (Telesur)

They’re buying low. Will they sell high?
S. Korea's state pension fund to buy undervalued emerging-market assets (Yonhap)

The 1% are feeling just fine.
Brazil’s Iguatemi sees signs of confidence (FT)

In other words, PDVSA is finally paying up
Venezolana PDVSA está cerca de acuerdo para ampliar presencia de Schlumberger: ejecutivo (Reuters)

Auto production? Mexico? You don’t say...
China’s BAIC May Produce Electric Cars In Mexico (CleanTechnica) 

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What We’re Reading — June 8, 2016

Lava Jato supercop busted for helping smugglers. 
‘Japonês da Federal’ é preso pela PF em Curiti (Estado de São Paulo — 8 June 2016)

Bradesco to buy Brazil arm of HSBC.
Cade aprova compra do HSBC pelo Bradesco com restrições (Valor — 8 June 2016)

Sweet end to five year Argentine IPO drought.
Alfajor-Maker Havanna Ends Argentine Local IPO Drought With Sale (Bloomberg — 6 June 2016)

It’s all about the infrastructure.
Korea helps builders tap Latin American market (Korea Times — 8 June 2016)

Team Novam Portam struggles with hockey, too.
Ice Creamed: Brazil’s Hockey Team Struggles With Basics—Like Skating (WSJ — 8 June 2016)

Someone’s getting fired at that ad company.
This New Adidas Ad Is Every Colombian's Worst Nightmare (Huffington Post — 8 June 2016) 

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