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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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Los habilitadores de Irán en America Latina

Friday, August 19th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

¿Cuánto deben preocuparnos las actividades de Irán en América Latina? Consideremos unos pocos acontecimientos recientes.

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Iran’s Enablers in Latin America

Friday, August 19th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Tehran doggedly pursues a strategic foothold in the Western Hemisphere. Read this article in Spanish here.

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Central America’s Rising Economic Star

Thursday, August 4th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Panama is growing at a furious pace and deserves a free-trade deal with the United States. (Read this article in Spanish here.)

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Estrella económica en ascenso en América Central

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Panamá está creciendo a un ritmo vertiginoso y merece un acuerdo de libre comercio con los Estados Unidos.

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La cínica estrategia de Ortega

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Daniel Ortega, en la década de los ochenta, transformó a Nicaragua en un estado cliente de la Unión Soviética, no es un verdadero aliado ni de la democracia ni del capitalismo. Pero el hecho de que tolere, aunque de mala gana, al capitalismo le sirve ahora para desmantelar la democracia.

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Venezuela Needs De-Cubanization

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

The longer the Cubans stay, the greater the chance of serious friction in the military and other institutions. (Read this article in Spanish here.)

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Venezuela necesita des-cubanizarse

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

La cubanización de Venezuela ha contribuido de muchas maneras a crear inestabilidad e incertidumbre y ha aumentado también las posibilidades de violencia.

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Israel Gets Active in Latin America

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Many countries are now reconsidering their support for Palestinian statehood recognition. (Read this article in Spanish here.)

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As Obama Ignores Latin America, Foes Rush In

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

The parlous state of U.S. influence is showcased by the fate of a Colombian drug lord. (Spanish translation of article included.)

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The Chinese Dragon Sweeps Through Latin America

Friday, May 13th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Time to stand up and take notice — English and Spanish speakers alike. (Spanish translation included.)

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Meet the ‘New Cuba,’ Same as the Old Cuba

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Take a bow for the new revolution: for all the naive optimism of some foreign observers, Cuba hasn’t really changed.

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Chavez-style Economics Fail Miserably in Bolivia

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 - by Jaime Daremblum

Jaime Daremblum, Costa Rica's ambassador to the United States from 1998 to 2004, writes that Bolivian president Evo Morales (pictured) slavishly follows Hugo’s playbook, with similarly disastrous results.

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