Uncle Sam and his Venezuelan Rival Should Lay Down Their Knives

Uncle Sam and his Venezuelan Rival Should Lay Down Their Knives

By: COHA Director Larry Birns and Research Associate Joss Douglas

A recent visceral assault by the U.S. and Venezuela against each other, while engaging in what few would call traditional diplomatic behavior, has produced an…

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Latin America's Future is Already Here: Un Homenaje to Senator Dodd Upon his Retirement

Latin America’s Future is Already Here: Un Homenaje to Senator Dodd Upon his Retirement

By: COHA Director Larry Birns and COHA Research Fellow Eloy Fisher

Within days, Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) will be leaving the Senate for the last time after decades of distinguished service on the Hill. His departure…

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Latin America and State Recognition: Palestine, the Caucasus, Kosovo, and Taiwan

Latin America and State Recognition: Palestine, the Caucasus, Kosovo, and Taiwan

By: COHA Research Fellow Alex Sanchez

• Venezuela and Nicaragua recognize breakaway South Ossetia and Abkhazia • Taiwan and Kosovo, recognized by a number of Latin American states more likely due…

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Martinelli’s "Chorizo Law" Gets Sliced, but Concerns Remain Over His Past and Potential Future Machinations

Martinelli’s “Chorizo Law” Gets Sliced, but Concerns Remain Over His Past and Potential Future Machinations

By: COHA Research Associates Robin Burnette and Sonja Salzburger

• A leader without a program holds back his nation • Press freedoms continue to be limited • Looming U.S. free trade agreement with Panama…

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Election Developments in Haiti

Election Developments in Haiti

By: COHA Staff

COHA is closely monitoring the repercussions of the recent release of the official results of Haiti’s November 28 presidential election. The U.S. State Department has…

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Haiti’s Election Debacle

Haiti’s Election Debacle

By: Research Associate Joseph Crupi

Expectations heading into Haiti’s elections on November 28 were modest at best. The country’s notoriously opaque Conseil Électoral Provisoire (CEP) once again excluded the country’s…

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