opinion and analysis

AS I SEE IT

France warming up once again

His wavering could harm him greatly in the coming weeks and months. By showing weakness, Macron let it be known that he is not as tough as he had made out.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

AS I SEE IT

Macri picks the wrong opposition

Lately, there have been signs that a growing proportion of the country’s politicians are coming to the conclusion that it would be helpful if they returned to the real world.

Saturday 17 November, 2018

G20 LEADERS IN BUENOS AIRES

Macri’s got a lot to lose from the G20 summit

On the face of it, Argentina’s president has a lot more to lose as he hosts the likes of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, with the domestic economy in the midst of a painful economic crisis and the global agenda more focused on how to deal with protectionism.

Saturday 17 November, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

The boys from Brazil

Bolsanaro’s approach to Mercosur certainly proposes to shake things up regionally but falls short of being a ‘Braxit’ from the bloc.

Saturday 3 November, 2018

ECONOMIC QUESTIONS

Cause I’m the taxman

Last month’s trade surplus was certainly welcome news after 20 months in the red – the result of recession and devaluation rather than the protectionism espoused by Donald Trump.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

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