Americans have been through all the stages of joy and grief when it comes to mortgages over the last few … Continue reading The Latin American Mortgage Crisis
(via Americas Quarterly blog) Janet Yellen, nominated by President Obama last week to be the new chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, … Continue reading JANET YELLEN IS LATIN AMERICA’S BEST FRIEND, PART 2
It might not be a mutual love affair, but there’s lots of reasons for many Latin Americans to swoon at … Continue reading Janet Yellen is Latin America’s Best Friend, Part 1
Nicolás Maduro and his conspiracy theory book club must certainly be pondering if they were right about U.S. meddling in … Continue reading Cristina’s Other Head Case
(via Americas Quarterly blog) Last year when Argentina expropriated most of Repsol’s majority stake in YPF, the country’s flagship oil … Continue reading The Renewed Interest in Argentine Energy
I love a good story about authoritarianism as much as the next person, but Kurt Weyland’s recent tome in the … Continue reading Of dictators and democrats
With Edward Snowden on the run and Mercosur countries stumbling over themselves to criticize U.S. spying and the European detainment … Continue reading What is MERCOSUR Really?