Articles by: Andrew Godinich

by / on April 20, 2012 at 8:00 am / in Opinion, World

Contradicting Colombia?

The Summit of the Americas

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by / on April 6, 2012 at 3:15 pm / in Opinion, World

Dammed If You Do, Dammed If You Don’t

Of the most controversial topics in Latin America today, few are as divisive as the politics of dam building.

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by / on March 24, 2012 at 11:59 am / in Domestic, Opinion, World

Umm… lo siento, no entender. No hablar español!

A multitude of reasons exist why Americans are monolingual. That’s not the point: What is exasperating is the idea that everyone south of the border is brown and sólo habla español.

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by / on March 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm / in Domestic, Opinion, World

A Latin American Pivot?

In recent months, there has been much talk of the United States’ “strategic pivot” toward East Asia and the Pacific.

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by / on February 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm / in Opinion, World

2012 Latin American Political Playbook

2012, by all accounts, will be a year for the history books.

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by / on February 3, 2012 at 12:30 pm / in Opinion, World

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina (I’m With The Brits)

You have to admit: The current crop of Latin American socialist leaders is the gift that just keeps on giving.

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by / on December 13, 2011 at 1:52 pm / in Most Recent Column, Opinion, Uncategorized, World

Anyone remember the FTAA?

Anyone remember the FTAA? Probably not. The Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA) was supposed to be revolutionary. But today, the FTAA is dead in the water.

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by / on November 11, 2011 at 6:35 pm / in Most Recent Column, Opinion, World

Unwrapping Cuba

The February 2008 election of Raúl Castro has brought some market-oriented reforms to the country, most notably a new law that will allow Cubans to buy and sell property for the first time since 1959.

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by / on October 28, 2011 at 3:25 pm / in Most Recent Column, Opinion, World

Rethinking the Past

Here’s the thing about dictators: as sticky as they are when they’re in power, it’s even harder to deal with them once they’re gone.

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by / on October 14, 2011 at 1:16 pm / in Most Recent Column, Opinion, World

Carne Asada and a Side of Jihad?

This past Tuesday, United States law enforcement announced that they had foiled a plot by the Iranian government to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US in Washington, DC.

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