• Latin America Poverty And Inequality
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    Latin America Poverty and Inequality This avalanche of negative points summarizes problems that have persisted in Latin American countries for decades. In addition, as usual, the group in these countries to pay the highest price is the poor. However, what factors have been the main causes of persistent high levels of poverty, and high-income differentials in Latin American countries Furthermore, just how serious is the situation of the poor today in each individual Central and South American cou...
  • Nicaragua United States
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    Caroline Bucher final paper Humanitarian Aid. Playing the wrong role in the right game For the United States the Human Rights position in Latin America is based on image. History has taught us that as in any game, the United States also plays by their priorities, this meaning that depending on time, decisions change from good to gains. Selfishness is presented in many of the United States actions and inaction. Therefore, it is fair to say that image is and will always be the most important issu...
  • Jfk Alliance For Progress
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    The dawning of the sixties erupted with John F. Kennedy as President, the beginning of an anti-war movement, and the fear of communism. It was a new decade and called for many changes, domestic and foreign. New policies were initiated in the hopes for a better economy and relations with other countries. In 1961, President Kennedy called for the establishment of the Alliance for Progress. The program was aimed towards promoting the social and economic development of Latin America. Kennedy propos...
  • Latin American Politics Political Democratic Parties
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    Present Political Problems of Three Latin American Countries: Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador Latin American countries have experienced different trajectories, which have made their political transitions very unique, and have also influenced and contributed to the present political problems of each particular country. As a result of these problems, most of Latin American countries' political and social stability are now in great disorder. Three interesting cases worth exploring are the ones of C...
  • Business Card People Greet Countries
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    Etiquette for Greetings and Business Cards As we do business in other countries and as we receive businesspeople from other countries in our American offices, it is important to know how to greet people and how to present our business cards. The greeting is the beginning of the business interaction; if it goes well, we create a positive impression that will serve as a foundation for our business discussions. Business Cards The ultimate passport in today's global economy is the business card. It ...
  • Xerox Latin America
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    COUNTRY ISSUES Culture, Social, and Demographics: When examining any company and their possible expansion into new markets you must first examine the culture, social, and demographic issues impacting foreign businesses. The Colombian culture has begun to show a bias towards American products as recently as 1998. As written in Carol Casper's New York Times article, 'There is a lot of interest in U. S. concepts and products... .' ; in not only Colombia but also all of Latin America. The interest ...
  • Latin American Have Countries Women Social
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    Over the course of the past half-millennium, the 33 countries that now comprise Latin America and the Caribbean have gone through drastic change. Since the discovery of the New World in 1492, each country has gone through some level of colonization by a European power and transition to its current state. During this period the regions have seen political, social, religious and economic transformations of various degrees. Nevertheless, many scholars argue that regardless of the changes encountere...
  • Latin America Foreign Capital American
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    Colonialism and Dependence In 'Imperialism, the Highest State of Capitalism', Lenin warned, in refuting Kautsky, that the domination of finance capital not only does not lessen the inequalities and contradictions present in the world economy, but on the contrary accentuates them. Time has passed and proven him right. The inequalities have become sharper. Historical research has shown that the distance that separated the standard of living in the wealthy countries from that of the poor countries ...
  • Venezuela Latin America
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    Venezuela 1960-1999 Introduction Since the establishment of a democracy in 1961, Venezuela has dramatically increased its' role in the international community over the last four decades and has come forth as a regional leader for the Latin American and the Caribbean regions. Venezuela forms one of the most integral parts of Latin America. While its' being a leader of Latin America as a whole cannot be overlooked, its' even greater role as part of the Caribbean cannot be ignored. This paper will ...
  • Roosevelt Latin America
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    Theodore Roosevelt is said to have been one of the greatest presidents ever. Theodore Roosevelt expanded the role of the presidency into foreign affairs by using The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, this stated that the U. S. had the right to oppose European intervention in the western hemisphere and also to intervene itself in the domestic affairs of its neighbors. This was brought about when the government of Venezuela stopped paying their debts to European bankers. As a result Eur...
  • Independence In Latin America
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    'Independence of Latin America " In the 1800's, Latin American countries won independence, but many new independent countries had trouble creating strong, stable governments. The Creoles played an important role in the independent movements. These countries won their independence through strong leaders and many other factors. As soon as these countries won their independence from Spain and Portugal, they did not want to return the way they did. Many countries revolted, we even find out that the ...
  • Debt For Nature Swaps In Latin America
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    Latin America is currently in a debt crisis. Poor management, over lending by banks, and a bad turn in the world economy has produced severe debt that is forcing these countries to exploit their natural resources in an attempt to ease their economic problems. However, many individuals and organizations have seen a silver lining to this cloud and are now buying debts (at a discounted rate) and giving them back to the debtor countries in return for environmental protection. Although increasingly d...
  • Cuban Women Cuba Latin Percent
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    As research on women has progressed, we have learned that there is no uniform relationship between level of economic development and women's labor force participation. We have also discovered that women have not been and are not as passive and subservient to men as cultural constructs, literature, and discourse convey. Although women in the 19 th century worked, like 20 th century women in most of the world, they earned less than men. The feminization of poverty is not new. It also proves to be ...
  • Developing A Business Latin America
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    Chile is one of the Latin American regions most dynamic and promising markets. This is not only due to its size and population but in the transparency in its regulations and the predictability of its decision-makers. The Chilean government ha a welcoming attitude towards foreign investors. The Santiago stock market is dynamic and has attracted substantial international investment, which has been made possible by an effective regulatory system. An increasingly diversified economy and strengthenin...
  • Roosevelt Corollary To The Monroe Doctrine
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    In the beginning of the 1900's, many Latin American countries had established large amounts of debt to European countries. Countries like Germany, Italy, and Great Britain began to identify ways for their loans to be repaid. In 1902, these countries teamed up and sent gunboats into Venezuela. These gunboats blocked ports that Venezuela used to trade with the rest of the world. These European countries were sending a message to other Latin American countries. Venezuela had defaulted on its debts ...
  • Political Commentary Not American Free Trade Agreement
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    On January 1, of 1994 a new approach to trade amongst North American countries took effect. With the aid of the United States Congress, President Bill Clinton was able to form a contract between The North American Countries of Canada, Mexico, and The United States of America. This contract, known as the North American Free Trade Agreement (or Nafta for short) was designed with many economic results in mind. Hopes were that not only would trade be easier, cheaper, and more abundant for all countr...