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Paraguay Puts Pandemic in the Past
October 16, 2020  //  News

With less than 1,000 deaths Paraguay has emerged as one of the surprise success stories of the pandemic. However, now the government is keen to move on from merely containing coronavirus to kick-starting economic growth…

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  • International investors in Latin America often complain about political risk in the region. Oxford professor, Edwin Williamson, author of The Penguin History of Latin America, explains the historical reasons behind the region’s weak institutions…

  • OMNi, a fast-growing new fintech ‘super app’, is challenging the region’s poorly performing traditional banks. As it brings financial services to the masses it will create opportunities for investors…

  • Latin America has taken a bigger economic hit from Covid-19 than any other region, forcing its governments to assume dangerous levels of debt. The last time that happened it ended in the disastrous ‘lost decade’ of the 1980s. We explore if it is heading towards another debt crisis…

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