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#153 The Human Rights Question in Latin American Relations

By Rafael Braun

 

Abstract

In this paper, Braun approaches the question of human rights in United States-Latin American relations from an essentially political perspective in order to offer a wide explanatory context for understanind why a topic on which presumable there should be agreement had been, in fact, a source of conflict during the 1980s. 

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