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by / on October 24, 2011 at 12:44 am / in Cover Story, Domestic, Latin America, World

Acknowledging the Americas

by In 2008, President Barack Obama had a clear idea for Latin American foreign policy. The Bush administration, distracted by events in the Middle East, had pursued a harmful hemispheric policy of blustering unilateralism and neglect; Obama, conversely, would pursue a “new partnership” with the Americas, one marked by cooperation and mutual interests. His subsequent election was heralded throughout Latin America as an opportunity to r…

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by / on November 11, 2014 at 8:44 pm / in Current Issue, Latin America, World

Digging With China

…ld take years longer to complete. According to the Latin American Research Review , “several US initiatives” in Central America have tried to take flight, only to encounter “several bureaucratic challenges”. The Review states that “competing agencies” in Washington created disputes regarding funding on the projects. The Review also states that there was a “delay in the availability and delivery of funds and programs” for programs in Central Am…

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by / on June 21, 2013 at 6:35 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

Voters-R-Us

by Wikimedia Commons As unbelievable as it sounds, Congress is actually taking real steps to (at least attempt to) engage in a debate that has for decades often been nothing more than a political talking point: “comprehensive” immigration reform (and by that, I mean a plan that includes a path to full citizenship for all or nearly all illegal immigrants in the country). Democrats have long been pushing for an easy path to citizenship,…

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