Search: Latin America,Brazil,Colombia (3 materials)

Russia's vaccine can help Latin America, but faces obstacles

... (known as PPK).  PPK was sentanced to three years pretrial detention by Peru's jutice system for allegedly taking bribes from Brazilian construction and consulting giant Odebrecht.Pushback from Team TrumpA  major challenge facing Moscow's Sputnik V vaccine breaking into the competitive Latin American market is the concerted effort by Washington policymakers to push back against any efforts by the Kremlin to project ... ... Backyard."  As the afforementioned link indicates, a U.S. Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) started arriving in Colombia in June of to help the current regime in Bogota with drug trafficking, peacekeeping issues, and to promote what U.S Southern ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... Amazonian "triple frontier." At this writing, it is still too early to present a list of pretenders and contenders in Brazil's presidential derby, which could easily morph into a Japan-style Kabuki theatre reprenting the continuation of clientist ... ... online media, and seek to boost their standing in "tracking polls."The success of U.S. policy to "realign" Latin America that started with a $10 billion investment in Plan Colombia in 1999 is evidenced by the fact that the Amazon is the new Rio Grande, and that Washington treats Mexico as a "lesser" ...


Electoral Circle 2014 in Latin America: Winds of Change?

... Mexico does not fit this cycle, as its election will take place in 2018). This election marathon will hit its peak in 2014, when seven presidential election campaigns will take place in the region’s key countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay and Bolivia), with ballots to be cast by 50 percent of Latin American voters [1] . In six out of these seven nations (the exception being Costa Rica), the obvious favorites are either incumbent presidents or nominees of the authorities. Will the ongoing election process in Latin America affect the regional ...


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