Author Archives: Cornelius Fleischhaker

The End of an Era: Why the commodity super cycle is probably over…

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Istanbul & São Paulo: A World Apart, a World United

The long march for freedom and justice in Turkey and Brazil

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The Sick Man of the Amazon – The Debate Over Brazil

The Brazilian economy, not so long ago the darling of emerging market enthusiasts, grew less than one percent last year. There are plenty of stories out there as to why; none of them is convincing.

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Habemus Paco

A Latin American Pope – The beginning of change in the Catholic Church? Or more of the same dressed up in a poncho? It happened. Latin America’s Catholics, half of the church’s 1.2 billion followers, finally have a pope of … Continue reading

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Three (not so simple) Steps for Curing the Venezuelan Economy

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Who is Sicker- Chávez or the Chávez Economy?

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez returned to Caracas on February 18th after two months of medical treatment in Cuba. If he took any Venezuelan Bolivares there with him they are now worth only two-thirds of their value when he left. 

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Argentina Censored – But Does it Matter?

From No Se Mancha Staff Member and IMF Research Analyst Cornelius Fleischhaker

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