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Latin America's Lurch to the Left

Monday, February 13, 2006  |  Eric Farnsworth and Christopher Sabatini  |  The Christian Science Monitor

In the end, elections in the hemisphere will produce governments with which the US will share more in common than not. The trick will be to remain engaged with those governments as they tackle the difficult problems of addressing structural poverty, exclusion, and inequality with respect for democratic institutions and rights. ... Read More

Tackling Job Creation; Latin America

Sunday, November 13, 2005  |  Susan Segal  |  The Miami Herald

It may not be sexy or capture headlines, but steady and sustained engagement of the parties based on a hard-nosed analysis of mutual interests will, in the end, prove to be the most effective method for securing the democratic, economically developed hemisphere that leaders envisioned a decade ago. ... Read More

Latin America Must Do more to Compete

Monday, January 31, 2005  |  Susan Segal  |  WorldCity

In Latin America and the Caribbean, we already talk in terms of lost decades. If we fail to envision FTAA as a means to increase regional competitiveness and fail to work side-by- side to achieve this broader vision, we will have to start speaking of the region in terms of lost generations. ... Read More