At a time of heated and divisive debate over immigration, the new feature-length documentary, “Harvest of Empire,” examines the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today.
The term “Latin America” primarily refers to the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries in the New World.Before the arrival of Europeans in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, the region was home to many indigenous peoples, a number of which had advanced civilizations, most notably from North to South; the Olmec, Maya, Muisca …
History of Latin America – Latin America since the mid-20th century: In Latin America as elsewhere, the close of World War II was accompanied by expectations, only partly fulfilled, of steady economic development and democratic consolidation.
WOLA is a leading research and advocacy organization advancing human rights in the Americas. We promote policies that protect human dignity and justice.
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.
WHEN Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s president, delivered a televised speech to mark International Women’s Day on March 8th, it was almost …
DEADLINE EXTENSION – 15 December 2017. Gobernar: The Journal of Latin American Public Policy and Governance focused on DEMOCRACY AND CIVIL SOCIETY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN IN A TIME OF CHANGE
Latin America and the Caribbean. Many Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) nations have experienced monumental growth and change in the past several decades, and USAID has partnered with these countries to make important progress.
History of Latin America: History of Latin America, the history of the region from the pre-Columbian period to the 20th century.
The region can fix the widespread problem of government corruption by turning to federalism.