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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
...Matthew E. Carnes The most important question concerning labor in Latin American today is how … to achieve a meaningful incorporation of all citizens of working age and ability in the workforce. Visit any of the great Latin American cities whether Bogotá or Buenos Aires, Lima or Mexico City...
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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
...Paulo Drinot A new book tries to explain historical variations in the rise of the state in four Latin American countries. The author's inclination to reduce history to data results in much of the story being left out. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents...
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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 (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 (2013) 112 (751): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2013
... for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico reveal two main factors that explain this phenomenon: a fall in the premium that favors skilled over unskilled labor, and more progressive government transfers targeting the poor. Latin America s Inequality Success Story noRa lustig Latin America was already a region of sharp...
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Current History (2013) 112 (751): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2013
... while fostering a vibrant democracy. If the twenty-first century was really to be the Century of the Americas, Brazil was poised to lead the way. Its star power had few peers. While Brazil basked in effusive praise, Mexico, the other Latin American titan, was portrayed in markedly negative, sometimes...
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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): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Union South American Nations Community Latin American Caribbean Nations Mercosur Hugo Chávez United States © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California 56 Brazil s rise, coupled with the diminished influence of the United States...
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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...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 56–61.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Eric Farnsworth Beijing offers to the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean the opportunity to forge a path independent of the United States and liberal economic orthodoxy. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California 56 Beijing offers...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Adam Isacson At a time when few traditional armed conflicts are under way, internal threats continue to anchor the missions of most Latin American and Caribbean militaries. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California Hugo Chávez...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 75–80.
Published: 01 February 2011
...George W. Leeson The next 40 years … are projected to witness a veritable explosion in the number and proportion of older people in the region. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California demographic transition Latin America demography...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 83–85.
Published: 01 February 2011
...William W. Finan, Jr. A new book argues that Latin American countries, having left behind their banana-republic past, will serve as exemplars for developed nations to follow. What if Latin America Ruled the World? How the South Will Take the North Through the 21 st Century , by Oscar...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 89.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Map of Latin America © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 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...