Latin America Analysis

Risk Summary - Uruguay - FEB 2015

Uruguay boasts well-developed democratic institutions and a history of social stability which we believe will persist over the coming quarters, offsetting potential political uncertainty stemming from the recent election of a new president. Indeed, Uruguay ranks first in Latin America in both the 'social stability' and 'policymaking' components of our Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI), un...

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Risk Summary - Paraguay - MAY 2014

Following a meeting between President Horacio Cartes and US Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson, the US official said that the two countries were examining...

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Paraguay - MAY 2014

Paraguay's government fiscal deficit widened to 1.9% of GDP in 2013 from 1.7% of GDP in 2012, but we expect that government accounts will improve in 2014. The impacts of the 2013 fiscal consolidati...

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