Tag: Latin America
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Interview
Airdate: May 1, 2014

An experienced intelligence professional, Longmire dissects her book, Border Insecurity.

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Interview
Airdate: June 10, 2013

The director of CFR’s U.S.-Mexico Initiative explains why Mexico’s transformations over the last three decades matter for the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: March 11, 2013

An expert on South America, Shifter reflects on the legacy of Venezuelan President Hugo Chàvez and speculates on what may be next for the oil-rich country.

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Blog: A Look Back
March 5th, 2013

We reflect on the complex legacy of the controversial Venezuelan leader. He joined us in 2006, for an exclusive conversation shortly after his anti-President Bush speech to the U.N.

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Interview
Airdate: November 1, 2011

The acclaimed Chilean novelist, playwright and human rights activist shares a fascinating passage from his new memoir Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile.

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Interview
Airdate: October 28, 2010

Former Colombian presidential candidate who was held in captivity describes the future she wants for her country.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 17th, 2010

Most Americans are surprised to learn that the most common causes of illnesses among poor people living in the Western Hemisphere are caused by a group of parasitic infections known collectively as the neglected tropical diseases or “NTDs.”   Worldwide, approximately one billion people live on either no money or next to no money — below [...]

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 10th, 2010

Along a dusty highway, 18 miles or so outside of Caracas, Venezuela, you’ll see the gates of La Villa del Cine. It’s not a prison. It’s not a strip mall. It’s a movie studio that looks, well, like a prison or a strip mall. But La Villa isn’t just any movie studio, it’s the movie [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
November 9th, 2009

Questions abound. People want to know why former Chicago Cubs player Sammy Sosa appeared several shades lighter at the Latin Grammy Awards last week (pictured right) than he did several months ago at a People En Espanol event in May 2009 (pictured left). What the heck happened? His friend and former Cubs employee, Rebecca Polihronis, [...]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 17th, 2009

Actually, since the staff here is made up of “Young Voices,” we haven’t seen this in our lifetime. But we digress. President Obama made a speech at the Summit of the Americas on Friday that called for a “new day” in U.S.-Cuba relations, and he has taken steps to lift restrictions for Cuban Americans on [...]