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El Chasqui Newsletter: Get the Latin American Scoop

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See past issues:

October 1: Anti-vote and pro-vaccine

September 24: A LatAm Eye on UNGA

September 17: Bicentennial blowback and a September surprise

September 10: High-level dialogue and low-level vaccinations

July 30: Tensions, boosters, downgrades, and a champion skater girl

July 23: Peru's castle, Colombia's keg, Chile's cookie

July 16: Donation diplomacy, Chile’s tea leaves, and Cuba’s crisis

July 9: Culprits, capital flight, and Cannes

July 2: Gamma, Lambda, Delta, and USMCA

June 25: A model election, a ghost company, and a bear

June 18: Constitutions, corruption, and cabbage milk

June 11: The Copa, crypto, and Chiquitín

June 4: Elections In Mexico And Peru, And Political Pups, Too

May 21: Maduro's signals, Peru's polls, and El Salvador’s cinema

May 14: Taiwan, tax reforms, and tres leches

May 7: Earth, Space, and Taxes

April 30: The VP, data privacy, and cryptocurrency

April 23: Big investment, modest deliveries, and the smallest monkey

April 16: Biden is hosting, Peruvians are voting, Aymarans are climbing

April 9: Peru and Ecuador are off to the races

March 26: Vaccines, votes, and Von Diaz recipes

March 19: Peru decides, Chile plants, Mexico cumbias

March 12: Travel, rare horses, and a lizard

March 5: Parity, playlists, and pins

February 26: Deconstructing chavismo and diplomatic lemonade

February 19: Bukele, blackouts, and the bad guys

February 12: Covid milestones, Moïse, and migrants

February 5: On elections, vaccinations, and axolotls

January 29, 2021: El Chasqui gets a makeover