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EU-Latin America Economic Ties

European Union Latin America EU-Latin America Economic Ties

European nations have had deep economic connections with many Latin American countries since independence, though most of the news today centers on how they are losing economic ground to China....

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U.S.–Latin America Economic Ties

Latin America United States U.S.–Latin America Economic Ties

Many talk about the United States’ declining influence in Latin America, pointing to the rising role of China or European companies, investors, and governments. Yet a closer look at the...

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China’s Economic Role in Latin America

China Latin America China’s Economic Role in Latin America

There is much talk of China’s escalating economic influence in Latin America. But it’s worth looking at what has (and hasn’t) actually happened in the three main ways that China...

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U.S. and Mexico: Ties that Bind

Mexico United States U.S. and Mexico: Ties that Bind

This past week I talked with PBS NewsHour about Mexico’s upcoming elections, economic transformations, and deep ties with the United States. I look forward to your feedback in the comment...

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Brazil's Stability is Success

Brazil Brazil's Stability is Success

In the most recent July/August issue of Foreign Affairs, many people including Richard Lapper, Larry Rohter, Ronaldo Lemos, and myself respond to Ruchir Sharma’s May/June article “Bearish on Brazil,” which...

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Too Bearish on Brazil: Ruchir Sharma in Foreign Affairs

Brazil General Latin America United States Too Bearish on Brazil: Ruchir Sharma in Foreign Affairs

The recent Foreign Affairs article “Bearish on Brazil” lays out a quite pessimistic view of Brazil. For the author, Ruchir Sharma, the Brazil fuss has risen and will largely fall...

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