Latin America Publications

Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug

Jul 07, 2011
Paul Gootenberg traces the rise of one of Latin America's notable exports: cocaine. Gootenberg guides the reader through the history of cocaine and details the involvement of prominent and shadow actors who transformed the formerly medicinal plant into an industrial trade commodity. Andean Cocaine provides a means to understanding not only the rise of cocaine, but also the effect its industry has had on the United States. more

Enter the Dragon? China's Presence in Latin America

Jul 07, 2011
This report examines China's presence in Latin America from the perspectives of both regions. It pays special attention to the nature of the economic and geopolitical relationship, and how the U.S. should respond to China's growing presence in its own "backyard." more

Decentralization and Democracy: A Continuing Challenge for Venezuela

Jul 07, 2011
This report results from a seminar held on June 13, 2002 that discussed decentralization and democratic governance in relation to Venezuela. more

Noticias - Spring 2006

Jul 07, 2011
Setting the Agenda for Latin America in the Coming Decade, Mexican Migrant Civic and Political Participation, Domestic and Foreign Policies of Hugo Chavez, the Mensalao Scandal in Brazil, and more! more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.