Friday Reading List - 10 February 2023
Good morning and happy Friday! Good morning and happy Friday! Here is the reading list and upcoming events links for this week. On Tuesday, we covered Ecuador’s referendum. You can read that newsletter here.
Americas Quarterly - Latin America’s Inequality Is Taking a Toll on Governance
Foreign Policy - Climate Change Looms Behind South America’s Heat Wave
Insight Crime - InSight Crime's 2022 Homicide Round-Up
Insight Crime - From Worst to Best: Anti-Money Laundering Capabilities in Latin America
The Economist - Brazil’s new president is visiting Joe Biden to boost relations
Reuters - Brazil central bank autonomy becomes political punching bag for Lula
AP - Brazil pushes illegal miners out of Yanomami territory
Washington Post - To stop Amazon plunder, Brazil must change hearts and minds
Financial Times - How Lula’s government plans to boost racial equality in Brazil
Brazilian Report - Why does Lula spend so much time pandering to his base?
World Politics Review - Mexico’s Pemex Could Be Another Casualty of AMLO’s Energy Nationalism
New York Times - Four Takeaways From Corruption Trial of Ex-Lawman From Mexico
El Universal - El rastro material, los testimonios y el juicio a Genaro García Luna
The Guardian - Portrait of a killer: art class in one of Mexico’s most notorious prisons
Wall Street Journal - Caribbean Seeks Venezuela’s Oil and Gas as U.S. Relaxes Sanctions
Insight Crime - Violence Against Women Regular Tactic for Venezuela Criminal Groups
Bloomberg - Four Economic Alarm Bells Sound in Argentina This Week
Bloomberg - Argentina to Seek Solvency Proof From Crypto Firms After FTX
Clarín - Alberto Fernández resiste a las presiones para que defina ya si irá por la reelección e insiste con una PASO para resolver la interna
The Economist - Can Colombia’s mercurial president bring “total peace”?
Bloomberg Línea - How Is Colombia’s President Petro Faring After 6 Months In Office?
The Guardian - Pink dolphins and reformed Colombian rebels turn no-go zone into ecotourism hit
Financial Times - Referendum gamble backfires for Ecuador’s centre-right leader
El Faro - Bukele Government Dismantled Gang Presence in El Salvador
Insight Crime - Is Nayib Bukele's 'Iron Fist' in El Salvador Working?
The Guardian - Gangs, cholera and political turmoil leave half Haiti’s children relying on aid
CSIS - Why Is CABEI Funding Nicaragua’s Dictatorship and What Can the United States Do about It?
AP - Turmoil risks financial stability Peru long took for granted
Reuters - Peru mines power on despite protests, though shutdown risk looms
World Politics Review - A Corruption Scandal Is Making Waves in ‘Squeaky-Clean’ Uruguay
New York Times - Harris Announces Funding to Address Root Causes of Migration Crisis
10 February, AS/COA - The Diaspora's Potential Role in Driving Private Sector Investment to Cuba
10 February, Inter-American Dialogue - Between Radicalization and Prospects for Change in Nicaragua
14 February, Georgetown Americas Institute - A Conversation with Ilan Goldfajn, President of the Inter-American Development Bank
21 February, CSIS - Geothermal Energy Development in Latin America
1-2 March, Chatham House - Energy transitions 2023
9 March, Wilson Center - The Changing Geopolitics of Critical Minerals and the Future of the Clean Energy Transition
18-20 April, Institute of the Americas - Madrid Energy Conference 2023
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