U.S-Colombian Relations Continue to Sour

By Maria Alejandra Silva, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF of this article, click here. On

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Brazil’s Stubborn Machismo

By Philippe Armand de Bonneval, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs To download a PDF version of this article, click

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Reflecting on the Fire in Santa Maria: Who is to Blame: the Law or the People?

  The fire in Santa Maria, in the south of Brazil, during the early hours of January 27, 2013, quickly

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Canadian Exploitation in the Mines of Guyana

Guyana’s large stock of natural resources has not only attracted Canadian mining companies, but also waves of unwelcomed corruption. Like

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Grief and Some Riddles Surround the Death of Paraguayan Strongman Oviedo

  The February 2, 2013 helicopter crash in Concepción, Paraguay claimed the lives of the three on board, including Presidential

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Quinoa: Economic Growth Hindering Economic Development?

Quinoa is a high-protein, -calcium, and -iron chenopod[i]—consumed by the ancient Incas since 3,000 B.C.—that is a primary source of

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