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Jaime Daremblum

Jaime Daremblum, who served as Costa Rica’s ambassador to the United States from 1998 to 2004, is director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the Hudson Institute.
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Why Snowden Picked Ecuador

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

The NSA leaker knows that President Rafael Correa wants to be the next Hugo Chávez.

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Why Brazilians Are Protesting

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Latin America’s biggest country is struggling with crime, corruption, and weak economic growth.

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Can a Gang Truce Help Save Honduras?

Friday, June 14th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

It’s not a long-term solution to rampant drug violence, but it could provide short-term relief.

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Argentina’s Elected Autocracy

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Faced with growing public opposition, the Kirchner government is stepping up its attacks on democracy.

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Why Cuba Is Getting More Repressive

Thursday, April 4th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Raúl Castro’s economic reforms are less significant than his crackdown on dissent.

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What Pope Francis Means for Latin America

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Jorge Mario Bergoglio has fought both poverty and radical leftism.

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Mexico’s Education Breakthrough

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Why February 2013 may be remembered as a turning point for Mexican schools.

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The Death of a Despot

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

How can anyone still defend Hugo Chávez?

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Advice for John Kerry

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

How the new secretary of state should approach Latin America. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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Consejos para John Kerry

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Cómo debería abordar las relaciones con América Latina el nuevo secretario de estado norteamericano

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Argentina’s Betrayal

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

The Kirchner government has decided to whitewash Iranian terrorism. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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Latin America’s Democracy Test

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

Will the region’s most influential countries stand up for constitutional government in Venezuela? (This article is also available in Spanish here.)

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La democracia puesta a prueba en América Latina

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

¿Se alzarán las más influyentes democracias de la región en defensa del gobierno constitucional en Venezuela?

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The Chávez Legacy in Venezuela

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 - by Jaime Daremblum

The Marxist Dictator's Legacy: Autocratic rule, economic ruin, and South America’s highest murder rate. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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Brazil’s Image Takes a Beating

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Gang violence, corruption, and blackouts have created a PR nightmare. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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La imagen de Brasil recibe un duro golpe

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

La violencia de las pandillas, la corrupción y los apagones han creado una pesadilla de relaciones públicas

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Consolidating a Dictatorship in Central America

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Nicaraguan democracy is being snuffed out. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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En América Central se consolida una dictadura

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Se extingue la democracia en Nicaragua

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Obama’s Failure in Latin America

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

The president has not provided real leadership. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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Verdadero liderazgo en América Latina

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Obama no lo ha proporcionado.

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The Russians and the Rogues

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Moscow has offered support to virtually every dictatorship and anti-American regime on the planet. (You can read this article in Spanish here.)

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Los rusos y los renegados

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Moscú ha dado apoyo prácticamente a cada dictadura y a cada régimen antinorteamericano del planeta

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Why Ecuador Is Sheltering Julian Assange

Friday, September 21st, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

President Rafael Correa continues to follow the Hugo Chávez playbook. (Click here for the Spanish-language version of this article.)

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Por Qué Ecuador Protege a Julian Assange

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

Rafael Correa sigue fielmente el guión de Hugo Chávez.

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Improving Latin America’s Schools

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 - by Jaime Daremblum

The region is slowly beginning to tackle its education deficit. (Read this article in Spanish here.)

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