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Improving our cultural and economic relations with the Latin American countries.

Kenneth Duncan

Improving our cultural and economic relations with the Latin American countries.

by Kenneth Duncan

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Published by Office of the County Superintendent of Schools in Los Angeles] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Relations -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Speaker: Kenneth Duncan.
      SeriesNational defense monograph
      ContributionsLos Angeles County (Calif.). Office of Superintendent of Schools., United States. Work Projects Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1456.5.L3 D8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 l.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5350819M
      LC Control Number72266624

        When Uruguay was included in this year’s Capacity to Combat Corruption (CCC) Index, we knew that the small South American nation had a good chance of ranking first among the 15 countries all, Uruguay typically performs well compared to most Latin American countries in a variety of governance indicators — including rankings from multilateral banks, research institutions .   3 Key Economic and Social Challenges for Latin America: Perspectives from Recent Studies David de Ferranti and Anthony J. Ody INTRODUCTION Over roughly the past decade and a half, most countries.

        China Lures Taiwan's Latin American Allies The biggest bloc of Taiwan's few remaining world allies is in Central America and the Caribbean. But even that solidarity is splintering. The results from Latin America were located in the middle of these two regions. Even more significant is the fact that emerging economies were more resistant to the crisis with respect to its own past, but not with respect to developed countries.

      Introduction In , with support from the Ford Foundation, Global Americans convened a working group of high-level former policymakers, civil society and business leaders and scholars to discuss bipartisan and cross-regional ways to build on the past two decades of Inter-American relations. The initial set of policy topics addressed by our High-Level Working Group on [ ]. Relations between Russia and the key ALBA countries (Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua) benefited from the absence of mutually uncomfortable political questions: The Latin American side knew that Russia would never ask questions about human rights violations in Cuba, persecution of the opposition in Venezuela, or the abuse of power in Nicaragua.


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