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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:20

The US immigration crisis is the result of a violence crisis in Central America.  But the violence has not reached all parts of Central America, and thus the migrants are primarily coming from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. In these countries, a LAPOP study[1] (using UN data) shows murder rates much higher than in the rest of the region and in Honduras that rate has...

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:02

The last report of the Americas Barometer Insight Series, authored by Ana Maria Montoya, focuses on Colombians' perception of the conversion of the FARC into a political party.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:53

Choro is a form of Brazilian popular music that has evolved over the course of more than a century. Because its origins lie in  the  cultural heritage of the diverse social classes, races and ethnic groups that together make up the Brazilian population, it has come to represent more than just a style or genre. Like samba, carnaval and futebol, it is a symbol of Brazilian...

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Art and Culture

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 15:53

El pasado 12 de Junio, en medio de la gran celebración con que se inició oficialmente el Mundial de Brasil, pudimos ver y oír a Jennifer López, Pitbul y Claudia Leite interpretando We Are One (Ole Ola). De esta manera, los tres artistas seleccionados por la FIFA se unieron a una tradición que ya hace parte de la historia de la Copa del Mundo.

Economy

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 09:43

In recent years, tourist income from all over the world has been flowing into the Cuban economy as visitors take in the sights of Havana and stroll along the sunbaked sands of small beach towns such as Baracoa Varadero and Guanabo that lay on Cuba’s golden coasts.

News and Politics

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 10:00

Results from preliminary pre-release 2014 AmericasBarometer survey data from Brazil indicate that the protests ongoing in the country since last year are driven largely by young, single, educated Brazilians, with widespread corruption and violence, and low quality education and healthcare at the top of their list of grievances. Thus, international sporting events like the World Cup have both...

Regions

Brazil

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00

Con la partida de los espectadores de la Copa, Brasil vuelva a la normalidad, libre de las distracciones la ola de nacionalismo producidos por el fútbol. Las elecciones presidenciales de Octubre se acercan, y la presidenta Dilma Rousseff deberá superar...

Central America

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 10:00

As the one year anniversary of the Democrat-dominated Senate passing a comprehensive immigration bill commenced this week, President Obama announced his willingness to pursue unilateral action toward addressing the steadily rising influx of Central American children crossing the...

Southern Cone

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 08:00

Argentina was struck with two blows of overwhelmingly bad news on Monday when the US Supreme Court refused to hear Republic of Argentina v. NML Capital, Ltd., then ruled against the South American country, allowing US hedge funds to subpoena Argentinean banks for the locations of public assets...

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