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Venezuela nears default

The collapse in the oil price has dramatically increased the chances of a Venezuelan sovereign default in 2016. The financial position of the oil exporter has been precarious for years, say analysts, but the sub-$30 price-per-barrel of oil will raise … Continue reading

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Latin America: ditching the left, right?

Cristina Kirchner has left the Casa Rosada. In Venezuela, Nicholas Maduro suffered a heavy defeat. In Brazil, Dilma Rousseff is officially its most unpopular president ever. What do these three countries, which are all rebelling against their long-time left-of-centre ruling … Continue reading

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