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Latin America’s major nations are hoping that this will be the year that they finally recover from the lingering impact of weak commodity prices.
Many hope the Brazilian government’s new spending caps will revive investor confidence. But is the plan too extreme for the country's ailing economy?
From corn to petroleum, the oversupply in global commodities has been making investors nervous about economies in Latin America that depend heavily on them.
Brazil is undergoing one of its worst periods of political uncertainty, tackling an economic recession and fighting the Zika virus outbreak — all during a year in which it plans[…]
2015 marked the third-straight year of decline in commodity exports from Latin America, setting the stage for weak growth in 2016. Meanwhile, Brazil faces ongoing economic and political instability with[…]