The week’s big news: Cristina Fernández is recovering from brain surgery, which has generated a political headache.
Chevron asks judge to review mystery documents in Ecuador case
Emails anonymously provided to Chevron may show a “conspiracy against Chevron,” the oil giant claims, as well as leaks of confidential court materials to high-level Ecuadorian government officials in violation of court orders
After Chevron-Ecuador, Lawyer Defends Himself
It took lawyer Steven Donziger two decades to secure one of the biggest environmental verdicts in history: a $19 billion judgment against Chevron. Now he’s battling to salvage his reputation—and his financial stake in the winnings.
Paraguay will patch up differences with Venezuela that have paralyzed Mercosur — a trade and political association of several South American nations — and put free trade talks with Europe on the back burner.
Worsening Debt Crisis Threatens Puerto Rico
Maybe Jose Mujica didn’t want to miss a thing: Uruguay’s President Meets With Aerosmith
The week’s posts:
More on Vargas Llosa’s optimism