U.S. politicians are threatening a government shutdown if the Congress doesn’t secure funds for the border wall. Weren’t the Mexicans supposed to pay?
As China continues to position itself as a global super power, Latin American countries have begun to shift their trade focus outside the Western Hemisphere.
With countries divided at the 47th OAS General Assembly, will anything ever get done regarding the Venezuelan Crisis?
The US president’s style, deviating attention away from his reforms and toward controversy, should remind any careful observer of the late Venezuelan leader
China’s engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean increasingly impacts the region, and by extension, the economic and security environment of the U.S. As such, China’s new document on its approach toward the region is important for policymakers, analysts and businessmen with an interest in that relationship. This article thus examines that document and provides recommendations for U.S. policymakers of how best to respond.
Latin America is experiencing its worst economic growth — projected to be negative this year – since the lost decade of the 1980s. At this crucial time, the United States is turning its back and stepping backward from Latin America while China takes further steps forward in its economic relations with the region.
If President Donald J. Trump delivers on his most important campaign promises, the United States will fall into an economic recession.
Beyond bilateral economic and trade concerns there is a larger preoccupation in Canada: is this the end of Pax Americana?
The Nicaraguan government’s expulsion of U.S. citizens—linked loosely to the military—found fertile ground in the country’s popular opinion. Surveys by LAPOP demonstrate high levels of distrust in Nicaragua toward the U.S. military—especially among those who support Ortega.
The recent agreement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is about far more than trade. It’s about creating a new international regime in the Pacific that will reinforce trade rules, smooth inter-state relations and promote international harmony with China.