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US-CUBA: Five Decades of an Admittedly Failed Policy
An article analyzing the US foreign policy on Cuba. By Charles Davis (Inter-American Dialogue 09/21/2009) Read More...


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Raúl Castro and Cuba: Reading the Changes
A high-level reshuffle in Havana reveals much about the political character of the Cuban leadership in a testing new era, says Antoni Kapcia. (Open Democracy, 04/22/2009) Read More...


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Post-Fidel Plans for U.S.-Cuba Relations, Migration Policy
The author discusses the options for altering US-Cuba relations and the migration policy one year after Fidel Castro ceded power to his brother Raul. By Mark Falcoff. (American Enterprise Institute,... Read More...


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Post-Fidel Cuba
The author suggests what policies the Bush administration and Congress should pursue in anticipation of the post-Castro and democratic eras in Cuba. By Vicki Huddleston. (Brookings Institution, 2/6/... Read More...


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Cuba foils embargo, helped by benefactor, Venezuela
Article looks at how Cuba's economy, despite years of U.S. sanctions, is currently relatively healthy because of aid from Venezuela. Author observes what looks to many like a trade alliance of ideolog... Read More...


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Springtime for Cuba?
The author discusses Cuba’s future in the post-Fidel Castro era and suggests a set of policies that the US should adopt in order to aid the Cuban transition to democracy. By Stephen Johnson. (Herita... Read More...


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China’s new Latin American revolution
This article looks at China's growing relationship with Latin America and the challenge this represents to the U.S., the traditional power in the region. By Humphrey Hawksley (FT Times 4/4/2006) Read More...


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China, Latin America: a dance of two strangers
This article discusses the growing economic, cultural, and military relationship between China and countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. By Tim Johnson (Knight Ridder News Service/Miami Heral... Read More...


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An Unbalanced Trade Policy
The author, a Democratic Congressman from Ohio, opposes the passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). CAFTA will only export more jobs outside the US and hurt poor workers in other... Read More...


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Making Democracies Work: Social Capital and Civic Engagement in 47 Societies
The study establishes predictable patterns in the distribution of social capital around the world, and long-standing cultural traditions and historical legacies can help to explain the contrasts found... Read More...


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China sends invite to Caribbean forum to Taiwan's allies
Taiwan feeling pressure from China's booming economy. (Melody Chen, Taipei Times, 2/2/05) Read More...


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Latin America Studies Association (LASA)
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. Read More...


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Society for Latin America Studies (SLAS)
Principal association in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Latin American affairs. Read More...


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Facultad Lainoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) (Site only in Spanish)
International Organization created by UNESCO, advocated to the promotion of Social Sciences in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More...


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Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Organization within United Nation Framework and its mission is to the economic development of Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More...


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Association of Caribbean States (ACS)
Intergovernmental organization with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of the Caribbean. Read More...


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Caribbean Communities (CARICOM)
Represents Regional Integration in the Caribbean. Read More...


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Latin American Economic System (SELA)
The Latin American Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 27 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Read More...


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Christmas chronicle
Rafael Ferro Salas analyzes the meaning of Christmas in Cuba. (Cubanet, 01/03/2005) Read More...


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In Cuba's prisons
Two political prisioners just released recount to Le Monde the degrading treatment dissidents are subject to in Cuban jails. (Cubanet, 01/03/2005) Read More...


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Don't reward Castro for releasing prisoners
It is very important that the pressure against the dictatorship should continue, Carlos Alberto Montaner argues. (Firmas Press, 12/07/2004) Read More...


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U.S. diplomat pushes democracy in Cuba
James Cason, America's top diplomat in Havana, got right to work after arriving two years ago. He journeyed across the island, meeting with political dissidents and other supposed ''subversives.'' He ... Read More...


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Havel calls for democracy in Cuba
"Cuba is a giant prison," said Mr. Havel. By Voice of America. (Cubanet, 10/11/2004) Read More...


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Latin America benefits from China's development
For the Latin American countries China's significance does not only lie in increasingly broader trade opportunities and investment prospect but also in many international issues. (People`s Daily Onlin... Read More...


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China Filling U.S. Vacuum in Latin America
There's a powerful new player in Latin America and its aggressive presence south of U.S. borders spells trouble for the U.S. in this politically sensitive region. By Phil Brennan (Newsmax, 09/13/2004... Read More...


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Administration backing off on Cuba's germ warfare ability
New intelligence report says, contrary to what was reported in 1999, that bio-weapons programs in Cuba are uncertain. (San Francisco Cronicle, 09/18/2004) Read More...


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The real Cuba
A group of American Christian pastors recently visited Cuba. Their main goal was to criticize the travel restrictions imposed by U.S. State Department. By Joseph Farah (Cubanet, 07/30/2004) Read More...


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U.N. Decries Cuba Over Dissident Arrests
U.N. Human Rights Comission classifies the Cuban government's imprisonment of 75 dissidents as an "unprecedented wave of repression." By Naomi Koppel. (Cubanet, 02/17/2004) Read More...


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Advancing Free Trade in Latin America: The Test of Leadership
A discussion of U.S. trade policy with Latin America as it relates specifically to the Free Trade Area of the Americas and the Quebec summit on April 22, 2001. by Ana I. Eiras (Heritage Foundation, 4... Read More...


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