How effective has the US been in countering falsehoods aimed at migrants from South America? In this article, Jack Burnham discusses how disinformation contributes to immigration northwards, and the Biden administration’s response.
Tag: Latin America
Perspectives On U.S. Intervention In Latin American Affairs Through History
The interns analyze how U.S. intervention in Latin American affairs impacted social, political, and economic development in the region throughout history.
No, President Trump, Brazil Cannot Join NATO
Naz Gocek examines the viability of President Trump’s proposal to make Brazil a NATO member and related impacts.
NATO And Colombia: The Emperor’s New Clothes?
In her most recent article, Natalia Valencia writes about the recent announcement of Colombia joining NATO as a ‘global partner’ and what this means for a region that has become wary of not just U.S. hard power and policy toward Latin America, but of Western intervention on the whole.
Canada’s Mining Industry, Part 2: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
From economic uncertainty to social upheaval, the Canadian mining industry faces a winding series of hurdles. Whether and how companies deal with these complications is telling of the state of the industry.
Who to Trust in Latin American Politics? Part 2
This is the second in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Latin America. The bid for the construction of the 2016 Olympic Village and over US $10 billion in other contracts were won by Brazil’s top engineering firm, Read More…
Who to Trust in Latin American Politics? Part 1
This is the first in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Brazil. Part 2 will address the far-reaching effects of those scandals throughout the region. In December 2016, 15,000 people marched the streets in Sao Paulo to fight Read More…
Interview with Melanie Rodriguez of the Alma Foundation
Jemma Finnegan speaks to Melanie Rodriguez about the Alma Foundation and the non-profit industry
How to DIY a Free (or Cheaper) “Degree” in IR, Part 2: Regional Concentrations
Part 1 of this series outlined the MOOC IR “degree” project and introduced courses about the basics of IR. This part builds on the foundational courses to suggest possible regional concentrations. Middle East No doubt the Middle East, in the throes of unrest and endless conflict, is one of the most important regions Read More…
Climate Change and Refugees
Sukhpal Kaur Sangha discusses the impact of climate change and refugees.