Canada’s Controversial Engagement in Honduras

Canada’s Controversial Engagement in Honduras

By: Sabrina Escalera-Flexhaug, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Increasing Involvement Since Hurricane Mitch struck Honduras in 1998, Canada has cast an increasingly…

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The President Wears Prada: The Rise, Fall, and Misconceptions of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s Presidency

The President Wears Prada: The Rise, Fall, and Misconceptions of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s Presidency

By: Otto Raul Tielemans Jr., Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Introduction: For years, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was the woman who walked…

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Puerto Rican drug trafficking as the U.S misdirects its focus on the War on Drugs

Puerto Rican drug trafficking as the U.S misdirects its focus on the War on Drugs

By: Clare Hogan, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs Though never having been fully embraced as a state, Puerto Rico’s auspicious location in…

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Unhappy Pride

Unhappy Pride

By: Ada Cruz-Torres, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs On Saturday June 7, thousands of proud members of the LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,…

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Russia and Latin America: Geopolitical Posturing or International Partnership?

Russia and Latin America: Geopolitical Posturing or International Partnership?

Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has swallowed its pride and bitterly reconstructed its outdated domestic infrastructure. This is no easy task, as…

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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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