This Week in Latin America

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Fogo de Chao: Brazil's IMF Rep has Beef

Fogo de Chao: Brazil’s IMF Rep has Beef

A round up of the week’s LATAM journalism & commentary
8.11.2013 – 8.18.2013

Recently from Se Mancha
Eike Batista: The Symptom or the Cause? (James Stranko)
The Other Side of the Eike Batista Case (Theodore Kahn)
Lies, Damned Lies, and Argentina (Alex Rosen)
Guerrilla Politics: A Bloody History (Natalia Lozano)
PEMEX Reform: The Final Frontier (James Stranko)

What’s Up in…Mexico
U.S. angry over release of Mexican drug lord (Associated Press)
Two cases bolster suspicion of Mexico’s justice system (LAT)
Los involucrados en la detencion de Caro Quintero (El Universal, Mexico)
Tras Liberacion de Caro (El Universal, Mexico)

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…and Brazil
Brazil calls for IMF eurozone rescue programmes revision (Financial Times)
IMF board — risking eternal slumber? (Financial Times)
Eike Batista: Reversal of fortune (Financial Times)
Brazil gov’t recovers some of its lost popularity (Miami Herald)
Asesinato de 20 ecologistas entre 2011 y 2012 en Brasil (El Pais)

…and Colombia
Pressure growing on Colombia and FARC rebels to reach a peace deal (LAT)
Las opciones de Uribe para las elecciones 2014 (Semana, Colombia)
Colombia tendrá un comando especial para luchar contra la corrupción (El Tiempo, Colombia)

…and Venezuela
Venezuela’s supreme court dismisses presidential election lawsuit (LAT)
Venezuela: The billion-dollar fraud (The Economist)
¿Dónde nació Nicolás Maduro? (El Pais)

…and everywhere else
Tough times for Peru’s leader (LAT)
Argentina: El nuevo líder de la oposición (El Pais)
Correa descarta su reelección en Ecuador en 2017 (El Universal, Venezuela)
Pitting Heaven and Earth in a Fierce Andean Rite (NYT)
Chilean President Apologizes for Census (NYT)

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