Who's afraid of Socialists? Trump picks a fight with Ocasio and The Squad

Who's afraid of Socialists? Trump picks a fight with Ocasio and The Squad

20/07/2019LPO
In 2018 the President tried to paint progressive Democrats as radicals. He still lost the House. Numbers show that Latino voters might be listening this time.
House opens probe into oil giant Marathon; close ties to Mexico's Foreign Secretary Ebrard are revealed

House opens probe into oil giant Marathon; close ties to Mexico's Foreign Secretary Ebrard are revealed

19/07/2019LPO
The American oil company has big business interest in the north of Mexico. The House Energy Comission has been looking into Marathon's lobbying efforts with the Trump administration.
The return of Nielsen: How Nestor Kirchner's Finance Minister aims to become Argentina's Economy Supersecretary

The return of Nielsen: How Nestor Kirchner's Finance Minister aims to become Argentina's Economy Supersecretary

19/07/2019
The Fernández-Kirchner ticket see him as a moderate voice for the international markets and partners like the U.S. and Brazil. His aim could be to take over the Economy.
In a move meant to please Trump, Macri labels Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

In a move meant to please Trump, Macri labels Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

17/07/2019LPO
The announcement came days before the arrival of Mike Pompeo to Argentina. The intention is to push Brazil and Paraguay to join in the declaration.
AMLO presented Mexican oil giant Pemex's new business plan and the markets were not thrilled

AMLO presented Mexican oil giant Pemex's new business plan and the markets were not thrilled

17/07/2019LPO
The President presented the new strategy for the embattled national oil company. On the day of the announcement, the Mexican Peso fell. Investors and analysts await the full document, but Citigroup already published a negative review.
Editorial

A Silenced Cabinet

Por Andrés Wainstein
The resignation of the Secretary of Finance evidenced the failures in an administration that does not understand how AMLO makes decisions.

The question of the election

Por Ignacio Fidanza
Beyond the polls, the Argentinian presidential election holds a key question: What is the ideal option to escape the economic crisis?

Enjoy the silence

Por Ignacio Fidanza
Massa's deal with Kirchnerism will ultimately define the voting landscape. This is the previous moment before the battle.

The Last Supper

Por Hernán Sarquis
After his meeting with Pence, and a weekend away from a potential "Black Monday", Marcelo Ebrard had supper with a powerful American group that would have support the US President in any other Republican administration. The details of a high-level lobbying effort.

The Queen's Castling

Por Ignacio Fidanza
Cristina Kirchner's historic decision to run for VP instead of President opens both the possibility of an escape from the fracture, or a return to that toxic formula of Campora to the Government, Perón to power.
This week
Recent polls show a notorious parity between Macri and Fernández

Recent polls show a notorious parity between Macri and Fernández

14/07/2019LPO
Two different polling firms place Macri and Fernández in a technical tie. In the Córdoba province the President wins comfortably.
The Radicals' Economic Spring Plan is boosting President Macri's numbers toward reelection

The Radicals' Economic Spring Plan is boosting President Macri's numbers toward reelection

13/07/2019Por Marcia Dell'Oca
Sales turned around in June and Macri's approval ratings went up by six points. Still, specialists warn that this is an "unstable balance".
Who is Carlos Torres, the young economist who blew up López Obrador's relationship with his Finance Secretary

Who is Carlos Torres, the young economist who blew up López Obrador's relationship with his Finance Secretary

10/07/2019Por Andrés Wainstein
A close friend of Andy López Beltrán -the President's middle son- he is part of the inner circle of young politicians that AMLO trusts the most.
Mexico's Finance Secretary resigns: "Powerful players are influencing the Ministry of Finance"

Mexico's Finance Secretary resigns: "Powerful players are influencing the Ministry of Finance"

10/07/2019LPO
Carlos Urzúa, Secretary of Finance and a close friend of President López Obrador, left his post with a harsh letter accusing the administration of making financial decisions not based on evidence.
Haim Saban wants $20 billion for Univisión and complicates a favorable deal for Televisa

Haim Saban wants $20 billion for Univisión and complicates a favorable deal for Televisa

05/07/2019LPO
The Mexican TV giant is a major shareholder for the company in the US. The markets are calling the price excessive.