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Gabriel García Márquez: Giving Life to A Continent’s Imagination

By: Nicolas Birns, Senior Research Fellow and Juan E. De Castro, Guest Scholar

The death of Gabriel García Márquez, on April 17, 2014, of pneumonia, probably the consequence of his long struggle with lymphatic cancer, brought a period…

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Seminar on Bolivia: Wednesday April 23, 2014

Seminar on Bolivia: Wednesday April 23, 2014

By: John Brohman, Associate Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada

COHA is pleased to invite you to: Continuity and Change in Bolivia: Neocolonialism, Societal Transformation and Food Sovereignty Professor John Brohman, COHA Guest Scholar, will…

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Earth Politics Book Review: Waskar Ari responds to Marc Becker

By: Dr. Waskar Ari, Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Dear Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Thanks so much for sending out Marc Becker’s book review regarding Earth Politics:  Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous intellectuals.  Here…

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Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals

By: Marc Becker, Council on Hemispheric Affairs guest scholar,

Waskar Ari, Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals, Narrating native histories (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014). Review by: Marc Becker marc@yachana.org Also check out Waskar…

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Brazil’s International Development Co-operation: Old and New Motivations

By: Dr. Sean W. Burges, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric affairs and Senior Associate at the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies

Sean Burges, Ph.D, a Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) has published an article in the newest issue of Development Policy…

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