How Much Energy Will It Take to Make Portuguese Go Global?

How Much Energy Will It Take to Make Portuguese Go Global?

By: COHA Research Fellow Thomaz Alvares de Azevedo e Almeida

On December 15, 2009, I was invited to participate in a radio interview over the Voice of America. The United Nations Climate Change Conference in…

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Latin America Makes an Impact at Copenhagen Amidst Conflicting Charges of Lula's Leadership and ALBA's Deep Dissatisfaction

Latin America Makes an Impact at Copenhagen Amidst Conflicting Charges of Lula’s Leadership and ALBA’s Deep Dissatisfaction

By: COHA Research Fellow Guy Hursthouse

- Brazilian President Lula consolidates his role as a global power broker even though the final product at the global warming conference was a a…

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Modern Day Slavery in Mexico and the United States

Modern Day Slavery in Mexico and the United States

By: COHA Research Associate Megan McAdams

On December 3, Mexico City police freed 107 human trafficking victims who were forced to manufacture shopping bags and clothespins under “slave-like” circumstances. Officials reported…

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Argentine Same-Sex Marriage Debate Returns

Argentine Same-Sex Marriage Debate Returns

By: COHA Research Associate Monique Blanco

In 2002, Argentina was at the forefront of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights debate when it became the first country in the…

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Bus Rapid Transit and the Latin American City: Successes to Date, But Miles to Go

Bus Rapid Transit and the Latin American City: Successes to Date, But Miles to Go

By: COHA Research Associate Robert Banick

Over the past fifteen years, cities throughout Latin America have achieved a modest, yet significant, revolution in urban design through the adoption and refinement of…

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Former Tupamaro Revolutionary José Mujica’s Presidency Will Likely Follow the Incumbent’s Successful Policies

Former Tupamaro Revolutionary José Mujica’s Presidency Will Likely Follow the Incumbent’s Successful Policies

By: COHA Research Associate Elizabeth Benjamin

On November 29, 2009, José “Pepé” Mujica of the left-center coalition, Frente Amplio (Broad Front-FA), won the run-off election in Uruguay with 53.2% of the…

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