Water and oil and ethanol, oh my! Conventional wisdom has it that Brazil’s energy matrix is filled to the brim … Continue reading Brazil’s Energy Conundrum
(via No Se Mancha blog) How do you say schadenfreude in Portuguese? If it were up to many Brazilians, they … Continue reading Eike Strikes Out
Now that Pope Francis has landed back in Italy, some of his friends in the Curia will be asking, “what … Continue reading The Papal Comeback Tour
I love a good story about authoritarianism as much as the next person, but Kurt Weyland’s recent tome in the … Continue reading Of dictators and democrats
One of my previous professional incarnations saw me responsible for communicating the value of private equity in Latin America. Defending … Continue reading Latin America and Private Equity: Bringing the Numbers to Life
With Edward Snowden on the run and Mercosur countries stumbling over themselves to criticize U.S. spying and the European detainment … Continue reading What is MERCOSUR Really?
While Americans let off a 300-million strong sigh over last month’s revelation that the US government has a massive communications … Continue reading Latin America’s Double Standard on Spying