Latin America Weekly

🗳️ Uruguay’s vote, Venezuelan trade, and Residente’s hit

Hello, and welcome to the Latin America Weekly newsletter! In this issue: Will pro-market reforms withstand in Uruguay? An unexpected trade boom between Venezuela and a small Brazilian state. And a rapper dancing out his rage. 

A key referendum vote for the government in Uruguay

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Luis Lacalle Pou has been actively campaigning to keep his reforms in place. Photo: Gub.UY

Two years into an opposition-led campaign, Uruguay will finally go to the polls on March 27 to decide whether a massive reform package passed by center-right President Luis Lacalle Pou at the start of his tenure will stand or be repealed.

The reform. Emergency mechanisms were used to pass the Law of Urgent Consideration...

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