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COHA Report: Drones in Latin America

By: W. Alejandro Sanchez, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

For a PDF version of this report click here.  Over the past several years, drone usage has become increasingly widespread, not solely among global military…

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Latin America Extends a Helping Hand to Europe

By: Olga Imbaquingo, Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Mass unemployment and a hard quest for fiscal austerity have led Europe to the brink of abyss. This situation resonates with the “lost decade” in…

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Latin America Puts Forward A Mixed Picture on the Use of Drones in the Region

By: W. Alejandro Sanchez, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

To read this article in Spanish, click here. For a PDF version of this article, click here. Over the past decade, a growing number of…

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Oil Drilling in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park: Correa’s Drive Towards Development at Any Price

Oil Drilling in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park: Correa’s Drive Towards Development at Any Price

By: Thomas Abbot, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Abandoning  his previous conservation plan, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa announced on August 15 that he will allow oil drilling in the country’s Yasuní National Park….

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Human Rights Abuses Uncovered in Ecuador

Human Rights Abuses Uncovered in Ecuador

By: Nicole Wasson, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

A mother catches her 15-year-old girl engaging in homosexual acts. She subsequently sends her to a Christian-run institution that advertises services to “cure” homosexuality. The…

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RE: Derrière Snowden, Une Partie Géopolitique Antiaméricaine

By: Samuele Tamburini, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Dear Editor, In the June 24 article, “Derrière Snowden, Une Partie Géopolitique Antiaméricaine” (“Behind Snowden Case,  A Geopolitical Anti-American Contest”), Laura Mandeville argues that the…

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