Destined to be the Biggest of Wars—the Humanitarian Crisis of Immigration

Destined to be the Biggest of Wars—the Humanitarian Crisis of Immigration

By: Alicja Magdalena Duda, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs           The people of Central America are trapped in a zero-sum game of merciless…

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Chile's Hidro Aysén Project Terminated

Chile’s Hidro Aysén Project Terminated

On June 10, Chilean cabinet ministers, claiming to be acting in accordance with the “complaints presented by the community,”[i] unanimously rejected the Hidro Aysén proposal,…

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The Breakdown of Cartel Culture

The Breakdown of Cartel Culture

By: Claudia Barrett, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs The Mexican drug war has been punctuated by police success in arresting high-profile narcotics…

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The End of an Era: The Sun Sets on Mexico’s Pemex

The End of an Era: The Sun Sets on Mexico’s Pemex

By: Kelly Morrison, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs In July, the Mexican Congress is set to pass secondary legislation to further transform Mexico’s…

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Authoritarianism On The Rise: The War on Drug’s Erosion of Mexican Democracy

Authoritarianism On The Rise: The War on Drug’s Erosion of Mexican Democracy

By: Otto Raul Tielemans, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Introduction Church bells that once called Mexico’s pious to mass no longer carry…

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Autodefensas: tres lecciones de América Latina (In Spanish)

Autodefensas: tres lecciones de América Latina (In Spanish)

Originally published  in Mexican newspaper Excelsior: “Autodefensas: tres lecciones de América Latina” Frustrados por la respuesta inadecuada del gobierno a la violencia y la inseguridad, los…

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