The Battle of Zihuatanejo

Escrito por  |  5 / November / 2007

Approaching the mouth of Zihuatanejo Bay, the tourist cruise ships follow the same wave-worn path that the English pirate Francis  Continue Reading »

The United States, Bolivia, and Dependency

Escrito por  |  30 / October / 2007

Much to the chagrin of the Bush administration, Bolivian president Evo Morales has been going to great lengths to separate  Continue Reading »

Who Controls Ecuador’s Water?

Escrito por  |  24 / October / 2007

It is a well kept secret that Bechtel won a contract to privatize the water in Ecuador’s largest city, Guayaquil,  Continue Reading »

Argentina’s Presidential Elections: Pragmatism, Changes, and Continuity

Escrito por  |  22 / October / 2007

With little time left before the Argentine Presidential elections, there is no debate, no euphoria in the streets, and the  Continue Reading »

Fujimori’s Trial, Interview with Wallerstein, Mexico’s Enclave Economy

Escrito por  |  17 / October / 2007

Dear friends, The US-based Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) is organizing a major "Lessons from NAFTA: Building a  Continue Reading »

Costa Rica and the Myths of CAFTA

Escrito por  |  16 / October / 2007

In electoral matters governments are meant to be neutral and discreet; the diplomats keep quiet. However, the government of President  Continue Reading »

Fujmori’s Trial: An Opportunity for Peru

Escrito por  |  12 / October / 2007

The Chilean Supreme Court’s extradition to Peru of ex-president and dictator Alberto Fujimori could contribute to the consolidation of Peru’s  Continue Reading »