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Latin America to stagnate on Venezuela, Brazil, World Bank says
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Latin America to stagnate on Venezuela, Brazil, World Bank says

David Biller | Bloomberg - January 6, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Latin America's economy will stagnate in 2016 as commodity-dependent countries such as Brazil and Venezuela drag down the entire region, offsetting a positive…

Latin American currencies sink to 22-year low as stocks tumble
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Latin American currencies sink to 22-year low as stocks tumble

Paula Sambo and Denyse Godoy | The Washington Post - August 24, 2015

SÃO PAULO — Latin American currencies slid to a 22-year low and stocks joined a global selloff Monday on speculation that the region's economic contraction will deepen…

Mexico’s economy was supposed to soar. It’s starting to flop.
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Mexico’s economy was supposed to soar. It’s starting to flop.

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - August 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY — Largely lost amid the frantic scramble after drug lord Chapo Guzman's dramatic escape, one of the biggest leaps of faith for the Mexican economy…

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Latin American economic growth just 0.5 percent this year, says UN

AFP - July 29, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile – The economy of Latin America and the Caribbean will grow just 0.5 percent this year, half the previous forecast and the lowest level in six…

Live Stream: 2015 Latin American Cities Conference San José
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Live Stream: 2015 Latin American Cities Conference San José

The Tico Times - June 24, 2015

The Tico Times will be live streaming the 2015 Latin American Cities Conference: San José, brought to you by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas. The conference, "Costa…

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GlobalTies highlights role of public diplomacy at 2015 Latin America Dialogue

Larry Luxner - February 19, 2015

[caption id="attachment_58289" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Mary Ann Gatty/US Event Photos[/caption] WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Latino congressman from California, a respected pollster and Brazil’s top diplomat here were among…

New report includes paper on what Cuban economists might learn from Costa Rica
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New report includes paper on what Cuban economists might learn from Costa Rica

Larry Luxner - November 21, 2014

Related: Cuba embargo under pressure as Obama urged to pull down barriers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cuba, whose halting reforms have failed to energize the island’s stagnant, centralized economy,…

Costa Rica ranks 83rd in the world for doing business
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Costa Rica ranks 83rd in the world for doing business

Zach Dyer - October 29, 2014

Other countries are outpacing Costa Rica when it comes to improving the ease of doing business, according to a press release from the World Bank. The World…

Brazil’s post-election party is over for Rousseff
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Brazil’s post-election party is over for Rousseff

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - October 27, 2014

Beaming and wearied, her voice faltering, Dilma Rousseff stepped up to the microphone at the packed hotel auditorium in Brasilia and paused. She had just shoehorned victory…

As oil plummets, Venezuela goes from bad to worse
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As oil plummets, Venezuela goes from bad to worse

Sebastian Boyd and Pietro D. Pitts | Bloomberg - October 19, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela — Since becoming Venezuela's president 18 months ago, Nicolás Maduro has contended with chronic shortages of everything from toothpaste to medicine, the world's fastest inflation…

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