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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2019
... criminal justice police race Latin America Argentina Brazil United States 291 A few years back, when I interviewed a former Argentine official who had been brought in during the mid-1990s to clean house in the notoriously corrupt and violent police department of Buenos Aires province, he spoke...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 81.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Map © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California map latin america Quito Mexico City Guatemala City Belmopan San Salvador Managua San José Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Nassau Port-au- Prince Kingston Santo Domingo San Juan Bogotá...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2018
...José C. Moya The idea of Latin America has shifted over time, from bulwark against Yankee imperialism to unique ethnic and cultural mix. But it has always framed the region as an antimodern foil to the West. Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea , by Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 81.
Published: 01 February 2018
... Map of Latin America © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Latin America map Quito Mexico City Guatemala City Belmopan San Salvador Managua San José Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Nassau Port-au- Prince Kingston Santo Domingo...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., where incomes are high and the pace is dynamic; but it is a niche that constitutes less than 10 percent of overall employment. These buildings cast a long shadow that shows both the potential and the limitations of work in Latin America today. Continue out to the edges of the city and you will see...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sonja Wolf A vivid account of the criminal violence ravaging Central America shows why many migrants have fled to the United States—and how Washington's policies are deeply implicated in their plight. A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America , by Óscar Martínez . Verso...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 81.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Map © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Map Latin America Quito Mexico City Guatemala City Belmopan San Salvador Managua San José Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Nassau Port-au- Prince Kingston Santo Domingo San Juan Bogotá...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 75–76.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Michael Shifter Washington's policy of isolating Cuba succeeded only in alienating most of Latin America. Obama's new course has been welcomed, though other irritants, such as US immigration policy, remain. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of the University of California Paulo Drinot book review Hillel David Soifer Latin America state building Colombia Chile Mexico Peru Variations in state capacity in Latin America boil down to whether state agents, charged with implementing state policy, are recruit- ed centrally and deployed...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 81.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Map of Latin America © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Map Latin America I N D O N E S I A Borneo Java Celebes Timor New Guinea Ry uk yu Is la nd s Tanimbar Islands Dhaka Katmandu Kolkata (Calcutta) Thimphu Tokyo Seoul...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of the University of California Humeira Iqtidar Pakistan internal divides demands army military chasm America cleavages covert operations Khyber pakhtunkhwa balochistan Sindh tribal areas iran bush Nawaz sharif bizar chaudhry shehbaz Islamabad PTI tehreek-e-insaf dharna sit...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2015
...José Miguel Cruz [T]he ceaseless undocumented migration from Central America can be traced back to institutional failures that have blocked the development of peaceful societies under the democratic rule of law. … © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Alexandra Délano A new book by Neil Foley traces the history of Mexicans in the United States and the discrimination they have faced due to persistent anti-immigrant fears. Mexicans in the Making of America , by Neil Foley . Harvard University Press , 2014 . © 2015 Current History...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 81.
Published: 01 February 2015
... map © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California map latin america Quito Mexico City Guatemala City Belmopan San Salvador Managua San José Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Nassau Port-au- Prince Kingston Santo Domingo San Juan Bogotá...
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Current History (2014) 113 (761): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Obama barack transatlantic berlin wall Europe European union America U.S. United states institutions NSA national nationalist security agency allies alliances TTIP NATO market atlantic PERSPECTIVE A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, relations between the United...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 82–84.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Central America Violence violent Costa Rica junta democracy Somoza El Salvador Guatemala Baloyra GDD oligarch centrist Arbenz CIA economy guard despotism Serrano Ortega Sandinista Aleman contra PERSPECTIVE Armed conflict liquidated Central America s dictatorships by the end...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Brazil Mexico Latin America income skilled labor education government transfers poverty © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California 64 The results of in-depth analyses for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico reveal two main factors...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Michael Shifter; Cameron Combs Just as Mexico has shown signs of an upswing, Brazil seems to be facing mounting difficulties. Michael Shifter Cameron Combs Brazil Mexico economic growth development poverty trade crime security corruption Latin America © 2013 Current History...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 81.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Map © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Map Latin America Quito Mexico City Guatemala City Belmopan San Salvador Managua San José Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Nassau Port-au- Prince Kingston Santo Domingo San Juan Bogotá...
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Current History (2012) 111 (742): 81.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Map © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Map Latin America Quito Mexico City Guatemala City Belmopan San Salvador Managua San José Tegucigalpa Panama City Havana Nassau Port-au- Prince Kingston Santo Domingo San Juan Bogotá...