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The re-questioning of Venezuela's Mercosur acceptability marks a corner stone in South America's historical bell shape curve. Photo (c) La Nación Argentina 2016

MERCOSUR: Venezuela Crisis and Big Picture Regional Implications

Venezuela’s assuming of the Mercosur pro-tempore presidency has not only tested the  regional economic bloc’s crisis-era resilience, but furthermore right and left-wing governmental relations – public and private. The re-questioning…










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Economy: A divided Latin America

The absence of Latin America’s leftist governments at the recent Ibero-American summit highlights the region’s divide, but it is primarily a question of politics rather than one of economics. Lined…









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Economy: Brazilian industry condemns Mercosur

Brazilian industry says country needs to open trade; Brazilian President would welcome Ecuador as Mercosur member; Obama and Piñera meet to discuss trade, TPP  Brazilian industry says country needs to open trade The…



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Economy: Cuban government privatises 2,000 small businesses

Cuban government privatises more than 2,000 small businesses; Paraguay’s president-elect voices support for reinstatement in Mercosur; depreciating Argentine peso increases competitiveness of domestic industry Cuban government privatises more than 2,000 small businesses…