Venezuela’s regionally oriented foreign policy during the Chávez era opened up autonomous policy space for other states in Latin America and the Caribbean. (Summer Edition, 2013, "Chávez in the Americas.")
La llamada “emergencia indígena” combina, sin duda, tendencias a la revalorización de la autoestima étnico-cultural con contratendencias a una modernización que conlleva una matriz de consumo globalizada.
The once stalwart funder of anti-Castro causes, subject to allegations of labor exploitation in the Dominican Republic, sugar magnate “Alfy” Fanjul is now investigating prospects in Cuba. The historical and political ironies are unmistakable.
Over more than a decade, the rise of the left in Latin American governance has led to remarkable advances. The United States has been antagonistic toward the new left governments, pursuing a bellicose foreign policy. So why has HRW so consistently paralleled U.S. positions and policies?
With legal title to their lands, Miskitu organizations now have more leverage in pursuing restitution and repatriation. At the same time, it is equally possible that the new land rights will make no difference at all to traffickers.
According to the CISPES electoral observation mission, which included delegates from the National Lawyers Guild, the American Association of Jurists and various U.S. universities, the electoral proceedings were calm and peaceful.