image description Latintelligence

Showing posts by 'Latinos'

Immigration Reform and the Latino Electorate

Immigration United States Immigration Reform and the Latino Electorate

For today’s ask an expert feature on cfr.org, I answered the question: “After immigration reform, how would the large and newly legal Hispanic population influence U.S. politics?” You can read...

Full Post »

Guest Post: Rafael Correa’s Smooth Road to Victory

General Guest Post: Rafael Correa’s Smooth Road to Victory

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. In less than...

Full Post »

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....

Full Post »

Election Day Roundup

Brazil Colombia Mexico Paraguay United States Venezuela Election Day Roundup

As Americans vote today, a record 23 million Latinos can head to the polls. Here is a roundup of the candidates’ stated views on immigration, regional security, and trade with...

Full Post »

Latinos May Choose the Next U.S. President

Immigration Latin America United States Latinos May Choose the Next U.S. President

A recent Pew Hispanic Center report on trends in Latino voter participation counts a record 24 million Latinos as eligible to vote in November’s presidential election (11 percent of all...

Full Post »

Latin America Becomes More Competitive

Argentina Chile Latin America Panama Venezuela Latin America Becomes More Competitive

The Global Competitiveness Index for 2012-2013 came out this month, ranking 144 countries from around the world on twelve “pillars of competitiveness” (ranging from “basic requirements” such as institutions and...

Full Post »

Latino Immigrants as Job Creators

Immigration Latin America Mexico Latino Immigrants as Job Creators

CFR’s Renewing America initiative just released a new report by Alexandra Starr, a fellow at the New America Foundation, titled “Latino Immigrant Entrepreneurs: How to Capitalize on Their Economic Potential.”...

Full Post »

State or Market Led? Brazil’s Struggle to Improve Infrastructure and IT

Brazil Latin America  State or Market Led? Brazil’s Struggle to Improve Infrastructure and IT

Yesterday I attended the annual Brazil Summit in New York, organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. What struck me in the presentations (reinforcing what I heard during my last...

Full Post »

Central America's Moment

El Salvador General Guatemala Honduras Immigration Latin America United States Central America's Moment

While Brazil and Mexico (in good and bad ways) tend to fill U.S. headlines regarding Latin America, other nations matter as well for the United States. Among them are the...

Full Post »

Guest Post: Ecuador's Military and Why Correa Will Be Reelected (Once)

Ecuador Latin America Venezuela Guest Post: Ecuador's Military and Why Correa Will Be Reelected (Once)

This is a guest post by Gabriel Aguilera, an Assistant Professor of International Security Studies at the Air War College. The views expressed here belong solely to the author and...

Full Post »