Latin America has split into two economic recovery paces

Chile and Brazil, countries where state aid programs have been substantial, lead in economic activity, while Mexico and Argentina lag behind.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From strict confinements, Latin American countries have moved to intermittent restrictions, forcing the transition to a new economic normal. The region experienced the death of 1.5 million people from Covid-19, while poverty increased, inflation rose, jobs changed and, with them, the outlook for the future.

It is against this background that economic recovery is occurring, different in each country, but with a common denominator: the positive impact of the fiscal stimuli implemented by governments.

September brought the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for the second quarter of the year, which enables a picture of . . .

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