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Juan Martinez

Juan Martinez is a Chilean economist and journalist. He lives in South Florida and specializes in reporting on Latin America.

Bolivia’s Arce Calls for Military Backing Against ‘Soft Coup Plans’

Under President Luis Arce, Bolivia's crisis deepens, prompting him to seek military support on May 27 to counter a purported "soft coup" during economic...

Argentina’s Gas Crunch Amid Cold Snap

Argentina grappled with a significant gas shortage on Wednesday, halting major industries and transportation. The cold wave exacerbated the crisis, prompting President Javier Milei's government...

Mexico’s Historic Election: The Countdown to Change

Mexico's presidential candidates have concluded their campaigns, eagerly awaiting the June 2 election. This pivotal election, the largest in Mexican history, will involve nearly 100...

Mexico Slashes 2024 Growth Forecast

Facing a global economic slowdown, Mexico has lowered its 2024 growth forecast from an optimistic 2.8% to a more cautious 2.4%. Banxico also predicts modest...

Venezuela Shuts Out EU Observers Ahead of Critical Presidential Election

Venezuela withdrew its invitation to European Union election observers, casting doubt on July's presidential election results. The National Electoral Council (CNE) cited EU sanctions on...

Garry Conille Takes the Helm: Navigating Haiti’s Turbulent Transition

Haiti is turning over a new leaf as Garry Conille confidently steps up once again as interim Prime Minister. The nation, grappling with severe gang...

Bolivia’s Fuel Crisis: Why a New Hydrocarbons Law is Essential

Bolivia urgently needs a new hydrocarbon law to boost the exploration and exploitation of new wells. Without this, the country risks becoming a fuel...

Rising Exports Fuel Paraguay’s Trade Boom

Paraguay's trade scene is on the rise, boasting a robust 6.8% increase in global trade in the first four months of 2024 compared to...

New Faces, Big Challenges: Milei’s Government Reshapes Amid Crisis

Argentine President Javier Milei has boldly reshuffled his cabinet, underscoring significant internal tensions. Nicolás Posse, the Chief of Cabinet, has stepped down, with Guillermo Francos,...

Fuel Shortage Hits Venezuela as The Country Prepares For Elections

Venezuela, once an energy powerhouse, now faces severe gasoline shortages, with Caracas unaffected but regions like Mérida and Zulia suffering. Gas stations ration fuel by...

New Storm Brewing in Peru as Boluarte’s Approval Hits Historic Low

In Peru, a storm is brewing as President Dina Boluarte's approval rating has sunk to an all-time low of just 5% This record dip comes...

Peru’s Sustained Trade Growth in Early 2024

In early 2024, Peru reported a $4.542 billion trade surplus, its 15th straight quarter of gains since late 2020. The Central Reserve Bank of Peru...

Ten Killed in FARC Splinter Skirmishes in Colombia, Children Recruited

In the lush landscapes of Colombia's Caquetá, the clash of FARC dissidents has left a trail of despair, claiming at least ten lives, including...

International Court Sides with Ecuador Over Mexico in Embassy Dispute

On May 23, 2024, the International Court of Justice ICJ denied Mexico's urgent plea to protect its embassy and diplomat residences in Ecuador. Court President...

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