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Venezuela Referendum: Public Opinion, Economic Impact, and Implications

Monday, February 9, 2009  |  Guillermo Zubillaga

On February 9, AS/COA organized a public panel to look at the February 15, 2009, referendum in Venezuela that abolished term limits for all elected officials. The discussion focused on public opinion trends ahead of the upcoming vote, economic implications, and the legitimacy of the referendum. ... Read More

Remarks: How the U.S. Election Affects Canada, Mexico, and Spain

Tuesday, December 9, 2008  |  Eric Farnsworth

During remarks to the Foro Elecciones EUA at Casa de las Americas in Madrid, COA's Eric Farnsworth highlighted what  Barack Obama's win will mean for policy on immigration, security, Cuba, trade, and energy relations with Canada and Mexico. He also forecasts improved U.S.-Spanish relations. ... Read More