Michel Temer

What We're Reading —20 Sep 2016

Temer says being a lame duck allows him to focus on the important things. We’ll see. 
Brazil Pension Reform Will Be Approved by Mid-2017, Says Brazil's President (Bloomberg)

Petrobras to cut investments by 25% over the next five years.
Petrobras reduz investimentos em 25% para os próximos cinco anos (Valor)

PPK trolls Maduro hard.
Peru Calls for Food Aid, Pressure to Help ‘Starving’ Venezuela (Bloomberg)

Why let the facts get in the way of some good demagoguery?
Illegal immigration from Mexico falls (FT)

Trump drives the MXN Peso below 20 to the USD.
Escala dólar al menudeo a $20.17 (El Universal) 

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What We’re Reading — 31 Aug 2016

What a day - within minutes of each other: Temer was sworn in as President of Brazil after Dilma’s impeachment; and EPN held a press conference with Donald Trump.
Temer toma posse em cerimônia rápida no Congresso (Valor)
Un conversación abierta y constructiva, dice Peña Nieto sobre su reunión con Donald Trump (Animal Politico)

Also today: JetBlue Flight 387 landed at Abel Santamaría Airport in Santa Clara, Cuba.
Scheduled Flights to Cuba From U.S. Begin Again, Now With Jet Engines (NYT)

Temer’s next stop: China.
Depois da posse (Estadão)

Petrobras goes looking to China for financing.
Petrobras negocia novas fontes de recursos na China (Valor)

Next on Latam's political agenda: tomorrow’s opposition rally in Venezuela.
Venezuela Cracks Down on Opposition Before Massive Rally (WSJ) 

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What We’re Reading — 20 July 2016

End of an era: Manuel Medina Mora leaving Banamex, his role to be split
Cambios en Banamex por salida de Medina Mora (El Universal)

Statements like this would be more credible if they gave the BCB independence.
Após fala de ministro, Temer diz que BC tem autonomia (Estadão)

What’s up with WhatsApp, Brazilian judges?
WhatsApp blocked in Brazil again (TechCrunch)

But can they handle the high labor costs that makes Brazil lag Mexico in productivity?
Brazil holds promise for Japan's auto industry (Nikkei Asian Review)

They’re all good, but Aprazível really lives up to the hype.
Where to Eat in Rio de Janeiro (NYT) 

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What We’re Reading — 12 July 2016

Things get worse in Venezuela, so the military doubles down on control
Venezuela Takes Over Kimberly Clark Plant After Company Halts Operations (WSJ)
Venezuelan President Puts Armed Forces in Charge of New Food Supply System (WSJ)

Bad news in Venezuela means bad news in Cuba
PDVSA Slashes Venezuelan Oil Exports To Cuba (Yahoo)

10% of Mexican FDI on hold because of the US’ elections
Paran inversiones por elección de EU (Reforma)

Sign o' the Times
China as First Official Visit Abroad for Brazil's Temer (The Rio Times)

Doha to Santiago just got a little easier
Qatar Airways Extends Global Ambitions With Latam Investment (Bloomberg) 

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