Trade and Development News
Latin America Program in the News: U.S. on more equal footing with neighbors as Obama heads to Summit of the Americas
Apr 13, 2012
President Obama travels to a weekend summit of the hemisphere’s leaders Friday as the head of a nation that remains in many ways the economic envy of its closest neighbors, but also one whose influence is on the wane in a rising region...
Latin American Program in the News: Americas summit host, Colombian President Santos, ambitious for wider clout as regional leader
Apr 12, 2012
As the date of the Americas Summit comes closer, the leadership role of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the region, has been under deep scrutiny. Dr. Arnson says that Santos "has adopted a much more pragmatic and distant approach".
Apr 10, 2012
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses the Brazil-U.S. relationship.
Apr 09, 2012
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses the relationship between President's Dilma Rousseff and Barack Obama.
Apr 09, 2012
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's agenda on her visit to Washington, D.C.
Apr 08, 2012
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's upcoming visit. (Article is in Portuguese)
Apr 06, 2012
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Washington, D.C.
Apr 05, 2012
Two years after Deepwater Horizon, memories linger of the massive Gulf oil disaster. In this interview, experts contrast Canada’s unique drilling regulations, which split responsibilities between Ottawa and the provinces, with a US regulatory framework overseen exclusively at the federal level.
Apr 04, 2012
The European Studies program is now accepting applications for its Junior Scholars' Training Seminar - a scholarship opportunity for graduate students (MA and above) working towards a degree in the social sciences and humanities with a regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, including the Baltic states. The application deadline has been extended until May 18, 2012.
Mar 31, 2012
The Arizona Republic criticizes the state’s government for failing to capitalize on the international business benefits offered by its border with Mexico. In comparison, Texas has exploited the benefits of the border and its exports to Mexico greatly eclipse those of Arizona.