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President Barack Obama attended a summit in Latin America that may have as much resonance in domestic politics as in hemispheric economics. Discussions at the meeting of North and South American leaders in the resort city of Cartagena, Colombia, covered trade, economic growth and the battle against drug trafficking.
Are Latin America's New Left Regimes Reducing Inequality Faster? Addendum to Poverty, Inequality and the New Left
This is an addendum to a paper commissioned for a conference, by economist Nora Lustig, who reviews trends in poverty and inequality throughout Latin America, comparing left and non-left governments, as well as left governments and their non-leftist predecessors.
Latin American Program in the News: Piñera y Obama estrechan relación bilateral y acuerdan rumbo al TPP
Cynthia Arnson’s comments on the Chile-U.S. relationship were quoted in this article. Arnson said that the cooperation between both countries won’t be limited to commerce. According to Cynthia Arnson, “other sectors involved in the bilateral relations will be education, science and technology”.
So many gangsters, so little time. Though President Felipe Calderon's five-year campaign has nailed dozens of crime bosses, many of Mexico's kingpins remain at large.
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Experts from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, the Organization of American States, and the City of Los Angeles, California, discussed strategies for reducing youth violence.