Politics and Economics of Latin America. Volume 7


Tomas A. Urbonas (Editor)

Series: Politics and Economics of Latin America

This new book includes in its scope a spectrum of the contemporary politics and economics of South and Central America and the Caribbean. The coverage is intended to deal with South and Central American and Caribbean political dynamics, economic policies, institutions, and future challenging issues. Topics include the funding and policy issues of the Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America; the issues surrounding Cuban migration to the United States; agriculture in pending U.S. free trade agreements with Colombia and Panama; and the political and economic conditions and U.S. relations with Chile, Honduras, Brazil and Haiti.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America: Funding and Policy Issues;pp. 1-29
(Clare Ribando Seelke, June S. Beittel)

Cuban Migration to the United States: Policy and Trends;pp. 31-50
(Ruth Ellen Wasem, Specialist in Immigration Policy)

Agriculture in Pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea;pp. 51-68
(Remy Jurenas, Specialist in Agricultural Policy)

Chile: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations;pp. 69-82
(Peter J. Meyer, Analyst in Latin American Affairs)

Honduran-U.S. Relations;pp. 83-98
(Peter J. Meyer, Mark P. Sullivan)

Haiti: Current Conditions and Congressional Concerns;pp. 99-117
(Maureen Taft-Morales, Specialist in Latin American Affairs)

Brazil – U.S. Relations;pp. 119-143
(Clare Ribando Seelke, Peter J. Meyer)


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