Hope for 2008, Truth about Immigration, UN in Haiti, Peru, Indigenous people in the United States

Escrito por  |  22 / January / 2008

New from the Americas Policy Program 2008: Latin America’s Hope and ChallengeBy Laura Carlsen Latin America faces three big challenges  Continue Reading »

UN Troops Accused of Human Rights Violations in Haiti

Escrito por  |  21 / January / 2008

The UN Security Council decided in October 2007 to extend the mandate of the MINUSTAH (United Nations Stabilization Mission in  Continue Reading »

Lima’s Community Kitchens: Combating Hunger and Loneliness

Escrito por  |  14 / January / 2008

In Lima alone, community kitchens provide food for half a million people daily. Over 100,000 women work in the local  Continue Reading »

Why Bolivia Matters, Apaches Rise to Defend Homelands, Losing the War of Ideas, NAFTA and the Tortilla Crisis

Escrito por  |  10 / January / 2008

This Week in the Americas Why Bolivia MattersBy Laura Carlsen Bolivia today is an open laboratory. It might seem an  Continue Reading »

Fourteen Years of NAFTA and the Tortilla Crisis

Escrito por  |  4 / January / 2008

In January 2008, agricultural trade between Mexico, the United States, and Canada will become completely free, with the end of  Continue Reading »

Standing up to NAFTA, Cuba, Climate Change in Latin America, The War on Immigrants

Escrito por  |  20 / December / 2007

Standing Up to NAFTABy Laura Carlsen As the final phase of implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)  Continue Reading »

Climate Change Cause and Effect, An Americas Perspective

Escrito por  |  19 / December / 2007

"We, the human race, have substantially altered the earth’s atmosphere. In 2005, the concentration of carbon dioxide exceeded the natural  Continue Reading »