The second largest country in Latin America remains mired in crisis more than a year after Mauricio Macri took the reins of power. Unemployment is high, and inflation continues to soar.
For a long time, news from Brazil mostly meant bad news. The talk was of nepotism, corruption and the worst economic crisis in history. That seems to be in the past, reports DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge from Sao Paolo.
Venezuela's inflation rate is already the highest in the world but is set for a new record. Even in the capital, people are struggling to afford basic goods and services on incomes once regarded as more than adequate.
Polls are open in Argentina. The parliamentary elections are a gauge of public sentiment toward President Mauricio Macri.
Argentina's parliament has approved a pension reform bill following violent protests in the capital, Buenos Aires. More than 150 people were injured in the clashes.
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