This Week in Latin America

Whats Good in the Hood

Messi and Neymar lead a dramatic Barcelona win in which 6 South Americans played for azulgrana

Messi and Neymar lead a dramatic Barcelona victory in which 6 South Americans played for the azulgrana

This Week in Se Mancha

Se Mancha’s 10 Funniest Argentine Ads
South America’s Obama (Samuel George)
Thoughts on Two September 11s (Theodore Kahn)
Brazil 2014: An Election Primer (Robert Corrigan)

…and from around the region

N.S.A. Spied on Brazilian Oil Company, Report Says (NYT)
Mexico: State Legislator Hacked to Death During an Interview (NYT)
Protest by Mexican Teachers Is Ended (NYT)
Chile’s anniversary, Divided by a coup (The Economist)
In central Mexico, it’s citizens vs. cartel (WaPo)
Venezuelan food supply getting huge boost with Colombian exports (LAT)
Reshaping Brazil’s Retail Scene, Inspired by Vegas and Vanderbilt (NYT)
Policing and politics in Brazil, From hero to villain in Rio (The Economist)
Santos launches the “agrarian pact” in response to the general strike (El Pais)

…and in Spanish

“En América Latina es más fácil ser candidato de centro izquierda que de centro derecha” (El Pais)
Dilma Rousseff podría renunciar a su visita oficial a Estados Unidos (El Pais)
Argentina aprueba una ley contra el acoso escolar (El Pais)
Springsteen recuerda a las víctimas de la dictadura de Pinochet en Chile (El Pais)
El fallo de La Haya se acata pero no se aplica (Semana)
“El kirchnerismo es muy difícil de explicar”, dijo la Presidenta (La Nacion)
Venezuela rechazó inclusión en listado de EEUU sobre drogas (El Universal)


Last Week in Latin America

Thanks to Natalia Lozano for the update

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