Author Archives: Mancha Contributor

Playing with fire: How political paralysis could derail Brazil’s fiscal adjustment

By Pablo Gonzalez, a Senior Analyst on Brazil at Frontier Strategy Group

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BRICS Apart as Oil Prices Plunge

By World Bank Senior Advisor Otaviano Canuto 

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Are Mega-Trade Agreements a Threat to Brazil?

Brazilian economist, World Bank Senior Adviser and former Vice President Otaviano Canuto on the effect of global trade deals, TPP and TIPP on Brazil 

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Goni, But Not Forgotten

Financial Advisor, Political Analyst and Jolly Globetrotter Alex Rosen on the Trials and Travails of Bolivia’s Former President Goni

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The Region in 2015 Part 3: Argentina and Venezuela – The Emperor Has No Clothes

Russ Dallen, Managing Director of Caracas Capital Markets and Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American Herald Tribune, on the state of the Venezuelan economy  *Note: This piece was originally published on the Financial Times’ beyondbrics blog

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The Region in 2015 – Part 2: Mexico – Now or Never

 Jesse Rogers continues No Se Mancha’s preview of 2015 – a crucial year for Mexico. 

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10 Songs That Have Me Excited for Jamaica

Samuel George  on that thump coming from his head phones 

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Will 2015 be Tough Sailing for the Mexican Economy?

Social unrest, the timing of oil liberalization, and a highly divisive pre-electoral environment could put a damper on Mexico’s economy in 2015 writes Daniel Lemaitre

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Good Times, Bad Times: A Conversation with Carlos Vegh

No Se Mancha staff writer Jesse Rogers interviews Uruguayan economist Dr. Carlos Vegh

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The Strategic Relevance of Latin America for the United States

By Dr. R. Evan Ellis, professor of LATAM Studies at the Strategic Studies Institute (Note: This article was originally published on the Strategic Studies Institute webpage)

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