UNASUR Puts Out its First Fire in Bolivia: Brazil Makes the Difference

Escrito por  |  5 / December / 2008

Brazil’s active intervention to de-escalate the Bolivian conflict went beyond rhetoric and statements, showcasing its diplomatic style and the goals  Continue Reading »

The WTO and Other Trade Tales

Escrito por  |  3 / December / 2008

Just when the WTO’s Doha Round had faded into the back pages of specialized trade publications, the G-20 has given  Continue Reading »

Mexico’s Immigration Problem Also a “Red Flag” at Home

Escrito por  |  3 / December / 2008

In the first two years of the Felipe Calderon administration, Mexico has become a focal point in the violation of  Continue Reading »

Pain and Protest on the Day of the Butterflies: Violence Persists Against Women in Mexico

Escrito por  |  2 / December / 2008

A 1995 novel by writer Julia Alvarez retold the story of the three Mirabal sisters brutally assassinated by the Trujillo  Continue Reading »

Immigrants Drive Prison Profits

Escrito por  |  1 / December / 2008

Immigrants are behind one of America’s fastest growing, most profitable industries. That shouldn’t come as a surprise. Immigrants have always  Continue Reading »

Obama and Post-election Immigration Policy, Ecuador’s Illegitimate Debt

Escrito por  |  25 / November / 2008

This Week in the Americas Obama and the Minority Majority By Laura Carlsen The election of Barack Obama as the  Continue Reading »

Expect “Rule of Law” to Rule Immigration Policy

Escrito por  |  24 / November / 2008

What does the likely nomination of Gov. Janet Napolitano as head of the Department of Homeland Security signal for immigration  Continue Reading »