China is now the second largest export destination for Latin American products and a key investor in the region. Is China about to set the rules for the new terms of trade?
In an ongoing series examining the consequences of President Trump’s policies on the region, Kevin Gallagher looks at what this administration’s trade policies will mean for China’s influence in Latin America.
A nation has the legal monopoly power to create money to achieve special policy goals such as price stability or full employment, but to call it manipulation may not be accurate.
In the past decade, Latin America and the Caribbean’s importance in the international system has changed dramatically. A new book examines the constraints and opportunities for this new era of Latin American foreign policy—and implications for U.S. foreign policy.
For the first time since 1960s, the United States has leverage over Cuba. Now President Obama is cleverly playing off the Republic congressional critics of his policy to encourage the Cuban regime to change if it really wants to embargo lifted.
The April 2015 Summit of the Americas should be Washington’s big chance to make nice with Cuba. But the clumsy handling of Venezuela has made enemies.