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Five hotspots where food prices are getting people worried

Straits Times 28 Feb 2021
... vulnerable governments and economies ... Latin America's biggest economy stands out among emerging markets for having the fastest increase in food prices in the past year relative to overall inflation because of a sustained decline in the currency, according to Oxford Economics Ltd.
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Five hot spots where food prices are getting people worried

Straits Times 28 Feb 2021
... more vulnerable governments and economies ... Latin America's biggest economy stands out among emerging markets for having the fastest increase in food prices in the past year relative to overall inflation because of a sustained decline in the currency, according to Oxford Economics.
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Mexico posts first account surplus for years during 2020

Metro USA 26 Feb 2021
The current account surplus in Latin America’s second-biggest economy was $26.6 billion last year, after a deficit of $4.2 billion during 2019, the bank said ... (Writing by Dave Graham; Editing by Alexandra Hudson). .
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We’ve been arguing over exams for 150 years

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Feb 2021
They included papers on English language and literature, history, geography, geology, Greek, Latin, French, German, physical sciences, political economy, law, zoology, ...
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Mexico's economic downturn revised to 8.2 pct in 2020

China.dot.org 25 Feb 2021
Nevertheless, in terms of seasonally adjusted figures, INEGI maintained an economic decline of 8.5 percent in 2020 for the Latin American country ... The Mexican economy, the second largest in Latin America after Brazil, declined 0.1 percent in 2019, its first negative record in a decade due to the global economic downturn.
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Mexican economy ended 2020 stronger than first estimated

Metro USA 25 Feb 2021
Battered by disruptions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, GDP in Latin America’s second-biggest economy plummeted by 8.5% across the whole of 2020 in seasonally-adjusted terms, INEGI said, confirming its preliminary estimate ... Meanwhile, the economy grew 0.1% in December ...
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Colombia’s construction industry sees light at end of tunnel in 2021

Metro USA 25 Feb 2021
It contracted 27.7%, four times more than Colombia’s economy as a whole ... Latin America’s fourth-largest economy is set to grow 5% this year, per government forecasts, versus a contraction of 6.8% in 2020.
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Colombia - Health Project Manager in Tibú

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization ... Since 2013, Venezuela is enduring a socio-economic crisis triggered by the fall of oil prices, contested economic measures, and ambitious social policies that fueled insecurity and a decline in the previously richest economy in Latin America ... ... ... ... ... .
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Pandemic reinforces gender inequality, women have just 76% of men’s legal rights

Hindustan Times 24 Feb 2021
In 100 economies, there are no laws mandating that men and women receive equal pay for jobs. “Women need to be fully included in economies in order to achieve better development outcomes,” World Bank President David Malpass said ... The others are in Latin America and the Caribbean, East Asia and the Pacific, and sub-Saharan Africa.
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Bovespa, Sao Paulo city downtown, Brazil
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Brazilian markets plunge after President Bolsonaro removes head of state oil firm

The National 23 Feb 2021
The move threatens to undermine investor confidence in Latin America’s largest economy at a time its recovery falters amid a second wave of Covid-19 ... That has pushed him to find ways to please his political base to the detriment of the austerity agenda of economy minister Paulo Guedes ... The economy ministry declined to comment.
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Super minister’s star fades as Brazil reform agenda stalls

Business Day 23 Feb 2021
BrasiliaPaulo Guedes joined the administration of Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro in 2019 as a super minister with the mission to fix and run Latin America’s largest economy through an ambitious programme of privatisations, spending and tax cuts, and deregulation ... The economy ministry declined to comment on the story.
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Shares in Brazil's Petrobras plunge 20%

Urdu Point 23 Feb 2021
Brazil, Latin America's biggest economy, is a top 10 oil producer, with output of 3.67 million barrels per day in 2019 ... As a candidate, Bolsonaro wooed the business vote with his choice of ultra-liberal Economy Minister Paulo Guedes and the promise of investor-friendly reforms.
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