U.S.-Latin America: The Intersection of Trade and Security

Escrito por  |  10 / April / 2008

There has never been a time in U.S. history when the nation’s security and trade policies were not linked. The  Continue Reading »

Border Land Battle Pits Development against Human Rights

Escrito por  |  8 / April / 2008

Not too long ago, the high desert community of Lomas de Poleo was considered a desolate, impoverished outpost of Ciudad  Continue Reading »

Food Fights, Energy Integration, Biotech Violence, Candidates on Trade, Bogotá Urban Movement, Paraguay’s Elections

Escrito por  |  4 / April / 2008

New from the Americas Policy Program Latin American Food Fights By Laura Carlsen You had to duck to miss the  Continue Reading »

Food Fights

Escrito por  |  4 / April / 2008

You had to duck to miss the food issues flying through the global cafeteria this week. For the first time  Continue Reading »

Resources on Plan Mexico (Merida Initiative)

Escrito por  |  1 / April / 2008

(This page is currently being updated)   The Merida Initiative has provided some $1.6 billion dollars so far to U.S. defense  Continue Reading »

Andean Crisis Shows Continental Rifts

Escrito por  |  26 / March / 2008

Dear readers, This Updater takes a close look at the recent crisis in the Andean region and its fall-out. When  Continue Reading »

The Specious “National Security” Argument

Escrito por  |  25 / March / 2008

In the past week the Bush administration has unearthed a "national security" justification for passage of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade  Continue Reading »