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 »

Re-mapping Latin America’s Future

Escrito por  |  9 / October / 2007

Large scale infrastructure projects are changing the social, political, and physical geography of Latin America. The South American Regional Integration  Continue Reading »


Escrito por  |  8 / October / 2007

ARTICLE INDEX   Immigration The Americas Policy Program works with immigrant groups and hometown federations in the United States, and  Continue Reading »

Right to Know and Communications Rights

Escrito por  |  8 / October / 2007

ARTICLE INDEX   Right to Know and Communications Rights Rights associated with communication, information access, and expression have been enshrined  Continue Reading »

Mexico’s Forests and Border Fence, Trade and Growth, Paraguay

Escrito por  |  4 / October / 2007

This Week in the Americas Plan Mexico and the Billion-Dollar Drug DealBy Laura Carlsen U.S. drug czar John Walters heaped  Continue Reading »

Multinationals and the “Maquila Mindset” in Mexico’s Silicon Valley

Escrito por  |  2 / October / 2007

From the Mexican vantage point, foreign direct investment was at the center of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement  Continue Reading »