LATIN AMERICAN POLITICS TODAY Lula seeks ‘green’ farm loans to tackle Amazon deforestation

Brazil’s former president and presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on during a meeting of the Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB), which officially nominated him as the party’s candidate, in Brasilia, Brazil, July 29, 2022. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcellin Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record New polls keep Lula ahead in Brazil’s … Read more

LATAM POLITICS TODAY Colombian rebels open to talks with new president

Colombia’s Gustavo Petro, from the Historic Pact coalition, shows his ballot before casting his vote at a polling station during the second round of presidential elections in Bogota, Colombia, June 19, 2022. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/Photo by File, Archive Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record The result of the Colombian elections is to … Read more