Monthly Archives: October 2014

How to bring Brazil’s economy back to life

Article written for Foreign Policy Magazine As Brazilians went to the polls on Oct. 5 to choose their new president, Aécio Neves, the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB) presidential candidate, surged dramatically into the run-off election against the incumbent, Dilma … Continue reading

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Neighbours won’t infect Uruguay

Uruguay’s economy grew by 3.7% in the second quarter of 2014, versus the same period in 2013, according to figures released in September, and Mario Bergara, the economy and finance minister, has been reassuring international investors that there is no … Continue reading

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Mexican energy reforms: The test for Pemex

Long seen as a proxy for Mexico, oil company Pemex faces new challenges after the implementation of President Peña Nieto’s landmark energy reforms. If senior management can meet them, it could be the start of a long road to the … Continue reading

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