RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The three major Latin American business engines, responsible for almost two-thirds of the region's GDP (Gross Domestic Product), are at a standstill.

Far from Jair Bolsonaro's triumphalist rhetoric during his campaign, Brazil will barely keep its head above water and grow 0.8 percent in 2020; Mexico will recover a timid 0.2 percent and continue its reckless flirtation with recession; and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here