Tag Archives: Latin America

Political Analysis: Brazil – A Fractured Nation (FT)

Latin America’s largest nation is facing its most important election in decades as Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva square off amid deep political and cultural polarisation. FT Brazil bureau chief Bryan Harris travels the nation to look at the enormous economic and social challenges facing the next president. He meets wealthy farmers, truckers, evangelicals and those facing food insecurity. Read more at https://on.ft.com/3Cjrg5T

Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers and with over 214 million people, Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest country by area and the seventh most populous.

Morning News: Biden In Israel & Saudi Arabia, Latin America Sex Ed, Dinosaurs

Joe Biden lands in Saudi Arabia this morning, having spent two unremarkable days in Israel and the West Bank.

As president, he has been unusually disengaged from the Middle East, and will probably return home with little to show for his peregrinations. We survey the state of sex education in Latin American schools, and explain why dinosaurs outcompeted other species.

Opinions: Globalization Remade, Latin America Mired, Battle Tank Fix

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the remaking of globalisationLatin America’s vicious circle (9:55), and does the tank have a future? (17:55).

Art Fair Tours: Zonamaco 2022 In Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City Art Fair: Zonamaco 2022

ZⓈONAMACO is the largest art fair platform in Latin America. It was founded in 2002 by Zélika García, with four events that take place annually at Centro Citibanamex, in Mexico City.

ARTISTS & GALLERIES MENTIONED: About the Fair (0:00) Gabriel Rico, Eduardo Sarabia: Gallery OMR (0:49) Carlos Aires, Omar Barquet: Zilberman (2:13) Darío Escobar: Galería RGR (3:12) Jeppe Hein, König Gallery (3:47) Zhivago Duncan, Colector (4:05) The Hole (4:53) Yoshua Okón: Proyectos Monclova (5:45) Richard Prince: Gagosian (6:39) Olivia Steele: Maia Contemporary (7:07) Frida Orupado: Gallery Nordenhake (7:48) Juan Uribe, Héctor Madera: SGR Galeria (8:09) Furiosa (8:40) Jon Young, Carl Kostál (9:00) Los Bravú, Lyle O. Reitzel (9:47) Dr. Lakra, Kurimanzutto (10:41) Alex Hubbard, Larry Johnson: House of Gaga (11:59) Guadalupe Maravilla, Carlos Alejandro Motta: P.P.O.W (12:36) Miguel Angel Madrigal, Jeffly Gabriela Molina: Galeria Enrique Guerrero (13:10) Dan Lam, Hashimoto Contemporary (13:44) Gabriela Kraviez, CarrerasMugica (14:16) Boris Viskin, Galería Ethra (14:53) Josh Reames, Grip Face: Cerquone Gallery (15:30) Caleb Hahne, Yves Scherer, 1969 Gallery & Cassina Projects (16:19) Le Laboratoire (16:49) Anna Segovia, Lucía Vidales: Galeria Karen Huber (17:49) Donna Huanca, Charlie Billingham, Ana Prata: Travesía Cuatro (18:38) Erick Medel, Seasons LA (19:54) Piers Alsop, Neon Gallery (20:32)

Morning News: New China Coronavirus Lab-Leak Probe, Latin America Slump

The suggestion that the virus first emerged from a Chinese laboratory has proved stubbornly persistent; as calls mount for more investigation, it has become a potent epidemiological and political idea.

Latin America’s strict lockdowns have had the expected calamitous economic effects. We look at the region’s prospects for recovery. And the tricky business of artificially inseminating a shark.