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    1. September 27, 2015

      Pacific Alliance countries draw strength from liberal worldview

      Economic integration is often presented as a matter of intensified cross-border activity. As such, the Pacific Alliance...

    2. July 6, 2015

      Pope prepares to take his fight for the poor to Latin America

      Hot on the heels of his groundbreaking encyclical letter on climate change, Pope Francis on Monday begins a week-long...

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    1. Investing in the Pacific Alliance Countries

      The members of the Pacific Alliance — Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Colombia — are more sta...
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    1. April 6, 2015

      Americas summit marks region’s historic changes

      Corruption scandals taint the presidencies of Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Chile is squabbling with Bolivia. Venezuela...

    2. beyondbrics

      January 22, 2015

      Bolivia: lower gas prices and Andean deities

      Evo Morales was sworn in for his third consecutive term as president of Bolivia on Thursday. Before that, on Wednesday,...

    3. December 4, 2014

      Bolivia’s indigenous people flaunt their new-found wealth

      It is more than 20 years since Rosalío Vera left Bolivia to seek his fortune in the bright lights of Argentina’s...

    4. beyondbrics

      October 23, 2014

      Bolivia facing up to lower gas export prices

      Bolivia, a key supplier of gas to the southern half of Latin America, is facing potentially harder times as falling...

    5. October 15, 2014

      Morales says ‘Evo for ever’ is not on the cards in Bolivia

      Evo Morales has every reason to smile. Bolivia’s incumbent president has just won a third term in a landslide election...

    6. The World

      October 13, 2014

      Why third time might be unlucky for Evo Morales

      After changing the constitution so he could run again, Evo Morales has just won another term as president of Bolivia –...

    7. October 13, 2014

      Bolivia’s Evo Morales secures redistributionist mandate

      Chants of “Evo once again!” resounded outside Bolivia’s presidential palace on Sunday night in celebration of a third...

    8. October 13, 2014

      Morales wins third presidential term in Bolivia

      Evo Morales won a third term as Bolivian president by a landslide on Sunday, according to exit polls, cementing his...

    9. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Wealth redistribution and Bolivia's boom

      Bolivian minister of rural development Carlos Romero (L), Bolivian Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera, Bolivian...

    10. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: how Latin America is making the case for green growth

      By Lisa Viscidi and Paul Shortell of the Inter-American Dialogue As Peru gears up to host UN climate change talks in...

    11. October 10, 2014

      Evo Morales heads for third term in Bolivia

      On the shores of Lake Titicaca, the university chancellor stands before Bolivia’s two official flags – the national...

    12. FT Alphaville

      September 1, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - “If Blair was Teflon man, Brown was Bostik man.” - The ECB and the Bundesbank. - An Olivier...

    13. beyondbrics

      August 25, 2014

      Bolivia settles with foreign companies as elections approach [updated]

      Is Bolivia ready to improve its image among foreign direct investors? A settlement with one claimant and an order to...

    14. August 19, 2014

      Latin America swaps its populists for apparatchiks

      Latin America, long neglected by Europe and taken for granted by the US, has found a suitor in China. Resource hungry,...

    15. August 1, 2014

      The world calls time on western rules

      Two months ago the hands on the clock on the Congress building in Bolivia began to move anticlockwise. This was not a...

    16. August 1, 2014

      Modi’s move to thwart WTO deal causes confusion

      As a means to trim the bureaucratic impediments to global commerce, the World Trade Organisation’s...

    17. July 29, 2014

      Business presses India to drop objections to trade deal

      Business groups have called on India to drop its objections to an international deal to ease the flow of goods through...

    18. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Peru's cabinet: a revolving door

      Jara in The revolving doors of Peru’s cabinet are spinning out of control. Ollanta Humala, the president, this week...

    19. beyondbrics

      July 7, 2014

      Out of Africa: mobile phone banking surges in EM

      Increasing numbers among an estimated 2.5bn “unbanked” people in poorer countries are turning to their mobile phones to...

    20. beyondbrics

      May 27, 2014

      Bolivia's Evo Morales: part-time pro footballer

      Once the first indigenous president of an impoverished country with an Indian majority has established his authority,...

    21. beyondbrics

      May 15, 2014

      S&P upgrades Bolivia amid upbeat growth outlook

      Bolivia, long associated with poverty and more recently state takeovers, seems to be riding high and enjoying a growing...

    22. beyondbrics

      May 14, 2014

      IDB: LatAm lagging behind on broadband access

      Latin America and the Caribbean have some catching up to do in the provision of broadband internet services, according...

    23. May 8, 2014

      The salvager of lost languages

      Rotten teeth are a professional hazard for Greg Anderson. Not his own, but his research subjects’, many of whom are...

    24. April 23, 2014

      Latin rebels turn to pragmatism

      Last year Cristina Fernández, Argentina’s leftist president, swore her country would never devalue. Then, in January,...

    25. February 26, 2014

      Compensation deal overshadows quarterly results

      Repsol’s compensation deal with Argentina overshadowed the release of the group’s fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday,...

    26. beyondbrics

      February 25, 2014

      Venezuela's social gains are under threat - but from whom?

      When 1m protesting Brazilians took to the streets last year, Dilma Rousseff, the president, sought to defuse their...

    27. beyondbrics

      February 6, 2014

      Bolivia vs Rurelec: paying one way or another

      In the last week an international court ordered Bolivia to pay $41m in compensation to UK-based power generator Rurelec...

    28. February 2, 2014

      Bolivia ordered to pay UK power company $41m over nationalised assets

      Bolivia must pay $41m in compensation to UK-based power generator Rurelec for the nationalisation of its assets after...

    29. beyondbrics

      January 27, 2014

      Chile and Peru: making up and moving on

      It has been a while coming but after a UN ruling on Monday it is finally time for Chile and Peru to put their maritime...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      January 13, 2014

      Muddy time on the Dakar Rally

      Juan Karita/AP After falling from his motorbike, Stephane Hamard of France gets help during the seventh stage of the...

    31. beyondbrics

      January 9, 2014

      No easy start for Chile's Michelle Bachelet

      Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s president elect, might well be excused for thinking she’s under fire from a new Triple...

    32. beyondbrics

      December 9, 2013

      Guest post: ending 400 years of solitude

      For much of their history, the economies of Latin America have been isolated not only from the rest of the world but...

    33. December 6, 2013

      WTO global trade deal nears approval

      Ministers from around the world were set on Saturday to seal the first global trade deal in almost two decades in a...

    34. beyondbrics

      November 26, 2013

      Bolivia: banks start to feel the hand of the state

      Bolivia, often labelled as one of South America’s poorest countries, might pull a surprise in 2o13: the IMF expects...

    35. November 17, 2013

      Chile, Peru and Colombia lead growth in Andes region

      After a year of sluggish returns in “sounder” emerging markets across the globe, many investors have been searching for...

    36. beyondbrics

      October 30, 2013

      Tunisia downgraded 2 notches by Fitch

      Tunisia became the third African sovereign to be downgraded by rating agency Fitch in October on Wednesday, alongside...

    37. October 11, 2013

      First Person: Margaret Anstee

      Dame Margaret Anstee has travelled widely around Bolivia ever since she first went there in 1960, as UN head of...

    38. beyondbrics

      September 16, 2013

      Bolivia: not all investors are equal

      Critics of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s leftwing president, say his enthusiasm for nationalisation is such that there will...

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