Latin America Weekly

💥 Narcoterrorism, military shake-up, and oil stimulus

Hello, and welcome to the Latin America Weekly newsletter! In this issue: how gang violence is taking on a new dimension in different parts of the region, Gustavo Petro’s new beef with the military, and Argentina’s oil stimulus. 

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Gang violence escalates in Mexico and Ecuador

gangs violence narcoterrorism Electricians repair public power cables near the area of an explosion in southern Guayaquil. Photo: Vicente Gaibor del Pino/Reuters via Alamy
Electricians repair public power cables near the area of an explosion in southern Guayaquil. Photo: Vicente Gaibor del Pino/Reuters via Alamy

The past week has seen rattling cases of violence in Mexico and Ecuador, indicating that gang violence could be escalating to even more dangerous levels in...

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