North American Summit and NAFTA, Haitian Food Riots, Biotech Bets on Agrofuels, Argentina’s Agricultural Crisis

Escrito por  |  29 / April / 2008

New from the Americas Policy Program Dissecting the North American Summit Joint Statement: Bush’s Last Stand By Laura Carlsen On  Continue Reading »

Argentina Versus the World Bank: Fair Play or Fixed Fight?

Escrito por  |  25 / April / 2008

Perspectives on the ICSID and Argentina’s Debt "Some multinational companies take over our natural resources, privatize basic services, fail to  Continue Reading »

Haitian Food Riots Unnerving But Not Surprising

Escrito por  |  25 / April / 2008

Beginning early April, Haiti was gripped by a nation-wide mobilization to protest high food prices, reaching a crescendo on Thursday  Continue Reading »

Conflict made in the USA?

Escrito por  |  25 / April / 2008

Laura Carlsen, Raúl Zibechi, John Lindsay-Poland, and Adam Isacson analyze the U.S. role in the recent South American tensions and  Continue Reading »

The Real Crisis of Argentina’s Agricultural Sector

Escrito por  |  25 / April / 2008

On Mar. 11, 2008, the Argentine government established an increase in retentions on soy exports, raising the figure from 33%  Continue Reading »

Dissecting the North American Summit Joint Statement: Bush’s Last Stand

Escrito por  |  23 / April / 2008

On April 22, Presidents George W. Bush, Felipe Calderón, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper concluded a trilateral summit in New  Continue Reading »

Time to Renegotiate NAFTA, Not Expand It

Escrito por  |  23 / April / 2008

When President Bush meets his counterparts Felipe Calderon of Mexico and Stephen Harper of Canada in New Orleans this week  Continue Reading »