Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Develop a New Hemispheric Vision

For many years most Latin American presidents favored maintaining close relations with the United States. The best university students coveted scholarships to attend graduate school in the U.S., and thousands of the more than 190 million poor in our region migrated to the U.S.—sometimes at great personal risk. But “the times, they are a-changin’.” Today, … Read more


Expand Trade—Even with Cuba

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Congratulations, Mr. President-elect. Amidst the celebratory post-election fervor of the past few weeks I hope you have caught glimpses of the transcendent significance of your victory, and the powerful inspiration that it provides to the citizens of the U.S. and, indeed, the world. In fact, there can be little doubt that your ascension to the presidential office validates and illuminates many of the core tenets of your nation.

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