Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations

Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations

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Drawing on the research and experience of fifteen internationally recognized Latin America scholars, this insightful text presents an overview of inter-American relations during the first decade of the twenty-first century. This unique collection identifies broad changes in the international system that have had significant affects in the Western Hemisphere, including issues of politics and economics, the securitization of U.S. foreign policy, balancing U.S. primacy, the wider impact of the world beyond the Americas, especially the rise of China, and the complexities of relationships between neighbors. Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations focuses on the near-neighbors of the United Statesa€”Mexico, Cuba, the Caribbean and Central Americaa€”as well as the larger countries of South Americaa€”including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. Each chapter addresses a countrya€™s relations with the United States, and each considers themes that are unique to that countrya€™s bilateral relations as well as those themes that are more general to the relations of Latin America as a whole. This cohesive and accessible volume is required reading for Latin American politics students and scholars alike.In November 2002, the National Assembly issued a report denying the Varela petition on procedural grounds.16 By the end of 2002, ... Before July was out, the Coast Guard intercepted another twelve Cubans driving a retrofitted 1951 Chevy truck in the Florida ... For the most part, the report reads like an occupation manual, even if written while the U.S. occupation of Iraq was already mired in violence.

Title:Contemporary U.S.-Latin American Relations
Author:Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-07-09


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