What We’re Reading — 24 Aug 2016

Here’s to peace, as Colombia and the FARC announce a deal!
¡Histórico!: Gobierno y Farc llegan a acuerdo y cierran negociación - Proceso de paz (El Tiempo)

Good thing no one has ever mis-priced Argentina risk.
The Hunt for Yield Ends in Argentina (WSJ)

Pemex needs more capital from the government to meet debt and pension obligations, says Moody's
Pemex necesitará otra capitalización, señala Moody’s (El Universal)

Sixteen years in the making, Cesp goes up for sale. Again.
Na venda da Cesp, o atraso saiu caro (Brazil Journal)

Mercedes offering $30K buyouts in São Paulo.
Mercedes oferece R$ 100 mil a quem aderir a PDV em São Bernardo (Valor)


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What We’re Reading — 13 July 2016

This will end well for Avianca. 
Elliott Management Is the Mystery Lender Behind Colombian Airline Pledge (Bloomberg)

JPM skates to where the issuance puck will be.
JPMorgan’s Big Bet on Argentina Is Paying Off (Bloomberg)

Pemex looks to Japan for financing.
Pemex bookbuilding for JBIC-guaranteed 10-yr Samurai (Reuters)

Grim tales from the front (food) lines.
Life on the line in Venezuela as economic crisis worsens (AP)

America’s most powerful export: Americans
Growing Flow of Americans Remakes Cuba (WSJ)

Ochoa takes the helm of PRI
Young Technocrat Appointed as Mexico’s Ruling Party Leader (WSJ) 

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What We're Reading - May 27, 2016

Martinelli on the hot seat.
Panama initiates process to seek extradition of ex-president (Washington Post — 27 May 2016)

Time to buy that little bungalow in Ipanema we’ve been thinking about.
Brazil to lift limits on foreigners' owning of land (Reuters — 27 May 2016)

Pemex holds a stoop sale to address liquidity concerns.
Busca Pemex vender 2 plataformas (Reforma — 27 May 2016)

Infrastructure executives bullish on infrastructure investment - film at 11.
China takes long view on LatAm investment (FT — 26 May 2016)

Every day is Casual Friday at the visa window.
This Dude Photoshops Suits on to Cuban Passport Photos for a Living (Gizmodo — 27 May 2016) 

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What We're Reading - April 25, 2016

Pemex making a sea change...
Turning the tanker (The Economist — 24 April 2016)

…as US-Mexico energy balance fundamentally shifts
Mexican gas demand will be vital for US (FT — 25 April 2016)

Shaken awake
Earthquake Jolts Ecuador Into Enacting Long-Avoided Fiscal Changes (NYT — 24 April 2016)

Kuwait's exporting water now?
KFAED to finance small hydro construction in Cuba (International Water Power — 25 April 2016)

ICSID Sherriffs apprehend cattle rustlers
Venezuela ordered to pay British cattle company for ranch takeovers (Reuters — 24 April 2016)

Ecuador’s leader demands release of Panama Papers, and learns he’s in them (McClatchy — 24 April 2016)

Clowns and circuses criticize literal clown in Brazilian Congress
Palhaços e circos publicam carta de repúdio ao Deputado Tiririca (Oximity — 21 April 2016) 

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