Category Archives: Natural Resources

Macri-economics: How will the Argentinian president’s figures stack up?

Argentina’s recent return to international capital markets has been enthusiastically greeted by investors and politicians alike. The $16.5bn bond issue – a mere fraction of the $70bn notional demand its announcement generated – represents the biggest ever sale from an … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Correa?

To many in the Anglosphere, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa is best known as the guardian of all things Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder currently spending day 1381 holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy. This protracted saga has highlighted a remarkable … Continue reading

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Holding out for a Hero – Venezuela’s failed political experiment and uncertain future.

It would be fair to suggest that Nicolás Maduro’s first three years of office haven’t gone quite to plan. Snap back to 2013. On the 5th of March, after receiving treatment in Cuba, Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s most charismatic politician this … Continue reading

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