Latin America Weekly

😶‍🌫️ Petro overreaching, Boric reeling, Bukele plotting

Hello, and welcome to the Latin America Weekly newsletter! In this issue: a deep dive into the tax reform presented by Gustavo Petro’s government in Colombia. Chile’s recent diplomatic bumps. And a de facto power grab in El Salvador.

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Petro’s tax reform may be too ambitious

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Gustavo Petro’s tax reform does not change a key paradigm in the Colombian tax system. Photo: EFE/Folhapress

In the first week of October, a congressional economic committee made up of Senate and House members will start discussing President Gustavo Petro’s tax...

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