Lost Jobs and Migration—The Real Cost of the Peru Free Trade Agreement

Escrito por  |  20 / November / 2007

In the 2006 elections, aspiring Democrats attacked the Bush administration’s free trade policies, and more than 20 new members of  Continue Reading »

Passing the Baton: Argentina’s Political Future

Escrito por  |  15 / November / 2007

Without fanfare and with the apathy emblematic of the campaign, what everyone expected came to be. The first lady, senator,  Continue Reading »

La Victoria, Chile: Half a Century Building Another World

Escrito por  |  13 / November / 2007

La Victoria settlement in Santiago, Chile, recently observed its 50 th anniversary. It was one of the first organized occupations  Continue Reading »

Wal-Mart Faces Accusations of Anti-union Practices in Argentina

Escrito por  |  13 / November / 2007

Wal-Mart’s aggressive efforts to keep labor unions out of stores worldwide have come under fire across the hemisphere. Workers report  Continue Reading »

Peru Gets its Free Trade Agreement with the United States

Escrito por  |  13 / November / 2007

More than three years after the first negotiations, Peru is the first and only Andean country on the verge of  Continue Reading »

NAFTA and Immigration, U.S. in Bolivia, Clinton’s Foreign Policy, Bechtel in Ecuador

Escrito por  |  7 / November / 2007

This Week in the Americas NAFTA, Inequality, and ImmigrationBy Laura Carlsen Fourteen years after the signing of the North American  Continue Reading »

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 »