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S&P’s Brazil Downgrade: Why it Matters

Brazil S&P’s Brazil Downgrade: Why it Matters

In a widely expected move, the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) downgraded Brazil’s long term debt from a credit ranking of BBB to BBB- on March 24, bringing the...

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Looking Back on 2012: Regional Integration in Latin America

Latin America Looking Back on 2012: Regional Integration in Latin America

In 2012 a big theme for Latintelligence was regional integration. A look at the past two hundred years of integration through today can be found here. These posts look at...

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Guest Post: Correa is No Chávez

Ecuador Venezuela Guest Post: Correa is No Chávez

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. Venezuelan President Hugo...

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Latin America: Trading and Investing Together

Argentina Bolivia Brazil Chile China Colombia Ecuador Latin America Mexico Paraguay Peru United States Venezuela Latin America: Trading and Investing Together

Economic ties lead Latin America’s integration efforts. Promising some of the greatest concrete benefits—larger markets, improved livelihoods, and enhanced global economic power—leaders and communities alike have tried to integrate the...

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