COHA in the Public Arena (August 18-25)

On August 18th, COHA Research Associate Colin Frederick was quoted in a Time Magazine article “The Caribbean Drug Kingpin Turned Porn Star” about Caribbean drug trafficking.

On August 19th, Nicaragua Hoy reported in an article about an investigation produced by COHA Research Associate Brendan Riley, “Nicaragua &ALBANISA: The Privatization of Venezuela Aid”.

On August 19th, a KGNU reporter about current trends in Latin American politics interviewed COHA Director Larry Birns

On August 20th, COHA Research Associate Alexander Brockwehl’s piece about human rights organizations admonishing Martinelli for his labor rights abuses was mentioned in the Banama Republic in an article that can be found here.

On August 23rd, RT, Russian TV, interviewed COHA Research Associate Alexander Brockwehl about Wyclef’s candidacy in the upcoming Haitian elections.

On August 24th, Director Larry Birns was quoted in the Drug War Chronicle in an article titled “Mexico Talking But Not Moving on Drug Legalization”. The article can be found here.

On August 25th, a reporter from the Caribbean Division of the BBC interviewed COHA Research Associate Julia Nissen in regards to her article “New Attacks on Birthright Citizenship: ‘Anchor Babies’ and the 14th Amendment”.

Article Citations and Links

Carly Steinberger “Regarding ‘South of the Border’”
Caribbean Analysis.

Brendan Riley “Nicaragua & ALBANISA: The Privatization of Venezuela Aid”
VHeadline
Camana Bay Times
Scoop

John Garcia “PRI Begins its Ascent to Power as a Perplexed U.S. Looks for Formula to Bring Down Mexican Drug Syndicates”
Truthout

Larry Birns “Colombia-Venezuela: South America’s Most Preeminent Couple”
Eurasia Review
VHeadline
Santiago Times
West Indian News

Krista Scheffey “Pacific Rim vs. El Salvador: los riesgos del libre comercio en las Américas
Las Noticias de Panama

Juan Pablo Pitarque “Colombian Court Stands Tall on US Military Base Issue”
Camana Bay Times

West Indian News

Andrew Eller “Mexico’s Other Border: Immigration and Drugs Along the Mexico/Guatemala Frontier”
Truthout

Elizabeth Gavin “Guantánamo Bay: Change We Can’t Believe In”
Eurasia Review

Alexanader Brockwehl “A Message to Martinelli: The International Community is Watching”
Caribbean Analysis

Juan Pablo Pitarque “Expanding Alliances in the 21st Century: The U.S. and Brazil Unite to Address Matters of National Security”
Eurasia Review

Brendan Riley “Free Trade with Matinelli’s Panama: A Bad Deal For All”
Caribbean Analysis

Alexander Brockwehl “Obama’s Hard Stance on Guatemalan Labor: A Monumental Step for Labor Rights or Mere Political Maneuvering?”
West Indian News

Julia Nissen “New Attacks on Birthright Citizenship: ‘Anchor Babies’ and the 14th Amendment”
Eurasia Review