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Trading Votes

Wednesday, December 13, 2006  |  Susan Segal  |  <i>Miami Herald</i>

Para hacer que este gobierno dividido funcione los próximos dos años se requerirá de un bipartidismo. Un área en donde será crítico que los partidos políticos realicen un trabajo en conjunto es en los asuntos exteriores y en las relaciones económicas, y en particular el comercio. ... Read More

New Opportunity in U.S.-Mexico Affairs

Wednesday, November 29, 2006  |  Eric Farnsworth  |  Denver Post

U.S. relations with Mexico are about to take another turn, and with some careful nurturing on both sides of the border, the prospects for building a mature, vibrant bilateral relationship have not been better in years. But the window is small, and the time to do so is now.

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The Beginning of the End

Thursday, November 23, 2006  |  América Economía

The presidency of George Bush has entered its last act. With the Democratic victory in the mid term election, the 2008 presidential election campaign has begun. Partly as a result, the next two years will be a period during which the domestic U.S.

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Uruguay: Strategic Partner

Wednesday, August 30, 2006  |  Eric Farnsworth  |  The Miami Herald

Some fascinating things are happening in the South American nation of Uruguay that should catch the attention of policymakers in Washington. If they don't, we run the risk of missing a historic opportunity to re-orient hemispheric relations in a manner consistent with strategic U.S. interests. ... Read More

Recast Labour Law to Rescue Latin America's Youth

Thursday, June 22, 2006  |  Eric Farnsworth and Christopher Sabatini  |  Financial Times

The cry from the streets offers a real opportunity for governments to strike an innovative balance: reform laws to reduce the burden on employers to hire and fire employees while aggressively working to improve labour and social protections for all workers, including those in the informal sector. ... Read More

The Death of the Washington Consensus

Thursday, April 13, 2006  |  AméricaEconomía

What’s good for Mexico—a new, coherent growth strategy—might be good for Latin America. The real news, though, is that, in a world where the United States has abdicated its leading economic policy role, at least some Latin leaders are again beginning to think about defining their own future course. ... Read More