Argentina – criticism from the IMF about doctored statistics;

Kuwait – the opposition is gaining in parliamentary elections;

Portugal – whatever deal Greece can hammer out with its creditors, Lisbon will want similar treatment.

Other countries covered by this report are:  Canada, France, Greece, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal & Spain

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