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Latin America between Kennan and Obama
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Latin America between Kennan and Obama

Juan Gabriel Tokatlian - May 5, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The late U.S. diplomat and strategist George Kennan is remembered as the creator of the doctrine of “containment,” which formed the centerpiece of the…

Delays expected next week in Belén during meeting of Latin American presidents
CELAC
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CELAC
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Delays expected next week in Belén during meeting of Latin American presidents

The Tico Times - January 22, 2015

Residents and workers in Belén, take note. Next week, leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean will converge on the Centro de Eventos Pedregal for the…

Guatemala’s former Vice President Eduardo Stein bids for top job at troubled OAS
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Global
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Guatemala’s former Vice President Eduardo Stein bids for top job at troubled OAS

Larry Luxner - November 17, 2014

See also: Inter-American Dialogue honors Guatemalan businessman, civic activist Salvador Paiz WASHINGTON, D.C. – Guatemala’s Eduardo Stein Barillas vowed to “clean up the mess” at the Organization…

Incumbent Rousseff leads in first round of Brazil election, faces runoff
Brazil
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Brazil
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Incumbent Rousseff leads in first round of Brazil election, faces runoff

Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - October 5, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff of the Workers Party, established a convincing lead in the first round of the country's presidential election Sunday —…

An oil scandal in Brazil complicates the race for incumbent president on eve of election
Brazil
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Brazil
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An oil scandal in Brazil complicates the race for incumbent president on eve of election

Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - October 3, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO — With just days to go before the presidential election here, a growing scandal has placed a number of issues center stage: They involve…

Brazil split ahead of presidential election
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil split ahead of presidential election

Pierre Ausseill | AFP - September 28, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Brazil's electorate is split a week ahead of presidential elections, with polls showing leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff locked in a dead heat…

Venezuela’s dynastic diplomacy puts a Chávez at the UN
Bolivarian Revolution
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Venezuela’s dynastic diplomacy puts a Chávez at the UN

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - August 20, 2014

A single mom, a brazen businesswoman, a party girl, and social-media rock star — María Gabriela Chávez is many things. But the bona fide that counts on…

Brazil’s presidential election draped in mourning
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil’s presidential election draped in mourning

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - August 14, 2014

Twenty years ago, when he debuted in national politics, Eduardo Campos, the Brazilian presidential hopeful who died in a plane crash Wednesday, was easy to underestimate. With…

Colombia’s big ugly election and the prospects for peace
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Colombia’s big ugly election and the prospects for peace

Bloomberg View - May 23, 2014

Wiretaps. Drug-gang payoffs. Clandestine videos. Unspeakable insults. Photoshopped campaign pictures. For Colombia's voters, going to the polls on Sunday comes as a catharsis after the ugliness that…