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November inflation round-up

Several commodity prices have fallen again recently, including oil and copper, but food indices are beginning to rise and are expected to advance strongly… 310 more words

ECA International

Brazil analysts see double-digit CPI for first time in 12 years

David Biller – Bloomberg Business, 11/16/2015

Brazil analysts forecast inflation will exceed the 10 percent threshold by the end of this year for the first time in 12 years as the central bank keeps the benchmark rate on hold. 88 more words


Brazilian real drops as recession deepens and China trade slumps

Filipe Pacheco – Bloomberg Business, 11/9/2015

The Brazilian real slumped as economists in a central bank survey said the recession is worsening, while a disappointing trade report out of China shows it’s unlikely the Asian nation can help fuel a rebound anytime soon. 112 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

11.04.15: Hallacas

The hallaca is a staple dish Venezuelans prepare during the Christmas season, and is ubiquitous in Venezuelan dinner tables during the holidays. Similar to the Mexico’s tamale, entire families come together to make hallacas in the weeks leading up to Christmas. 1,096 more words

Maria Corina Machado

11.02.15: School Supplies

A group of university students attempted to march to the Vicepresidency building in Caracas, but were stopped by authorities from the National Guard and the National Bolivarian police. 655 more words

Daily Update

'Carwash' probe recovers $622 million in Brazil, O Globo reports

Filipe Pacheco – Bloomberg Business, 11/1/2015

Individual and companies involved in the investigations of Carwash, an alleged pay-to-play scheme, agreed to give back to Brazil’s government close to 2.4 billion reais ($622 million), O Globo newspapers said. 84 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

10.31.15: Clothes Debt

Former prosecutor Franklin NIeves gave an interview to Diario Las Americas in which he said that he expects more defections from Venezuela’s judicial system in the future.  1,021 more words

Daily Update