Series Editor: Jorge I. Domínguez, Harvard University, USA and Rafael Fernández de Castro, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
This series provides an overview of current U.S.-Latin American bilateral relations, covering political, economic, and security topics, as well as discussion of drug trafficking and international migration. The impact of democratization, increased economic openness, and the changed security environment after the Cold War in the region are explored in each volume, all the while engaging with each country’s particular history, resource endowment, institutional features, and leadership characteristics.
United States and Chile Coming in From the Cold
By Cynthia McClintock, Fabian Vallas
November 27, 2002
The early 1990s marked a critical turning point in the relationship between the United States and Peru. Prior to the election of Albert Fujimori in 1990, the relationship between governments had been contentious. Fujimori, however, sought to work together with the United States regarding issues ...
By Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael M. Hernández, Lorena G. Barberia
January 30, 2017
The boundary between Cuba and the United States has become more and more porous, as have those with Latin America and the Caribbean. Never in the past half-century has Cuba’s leadership or its social and political fabric been so exposed to the influence of the outside world. In this book, an ...
By Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro
March 17, 2016
Drawing on the research and experience of fifteen internationally recognized Latin America scholars, this insightful text presents an overview of inter-American relations during the first two decades of the twenty-first century. This unique collection identifies broad changes in the international ...
By Carlos A. Romero, Janet Kelly
November 30, 2001
Oil makes up one-third of Venezuela's entire GDP, and the United States is far and away Venezuela's largest trading partner. Relations between Venezuela and the United States, traditionally close for most of the last two centuries, began to fray in the last decade as the end of the Cold War altered...
By David R. Mares, Francisco Rojas Aravena
August 31, 2001
The United States and Chile is the ideal introduction to U.S.- Chilean relations. From our strained Cold War relations and the Allende assassination to current democratic and economic development, senior scholars Mares and Aravena deftly trace the path of the relationship from early partners, ...
By Deborah Norden, Roberto Guillermo Russell
May 15, 2002
Historically, Argentina has been one of the strongest, most independent countries of Latin America. It seems odd then, that Argentina should develop a foreign policy during the post-Cold War period characterized by a strong allegiance to the United States. However, the end of the bilateral world ...
By Javier Corrales, Carlos A. Romero
October 05, 2012
Oil makes up one-third of Venezuela's entire GDP, and the United States is far and away Venezuela's largest trading partner. Relations between Venezuela and the United States, traditionally close for most of the last two centuries, began to fray as the end of the Cold War altered the international ...
By Mark B. Rosenberg, Luis G. Solis
May 30, 2007
This book is a concise overview of the recent history of U.S.-Central American relations. Part of the Contemporary Inter-American Relations series edited by Jorge Dominguez and Rafael Fernandez de Castro, it focuses on the relations between the U.S. and this region since the end of the ...
By Marifeli Pérez-Stable
December 08, 2010
A great power and a weaker, rival neighbor can eventually have normal relations. Prior to 1959, Cuba and the United States didn’t have a mutually beneficial and respectful relationship, and amid the Cold War, Cuba’s alliance with the Soviet Union made U.S.-Cuba normality even more elusive. What the...
By Jorge I. Domínguez, Rafael Fernández de Castro
March 26, 2009
By sharing one of the longest land borders in the world, the United States and Mexico will always have a special relationship. In the early twenty-first century, they are as important to one another as ever before with a vital trade partnership and often-tense migration positions. The ideal ...
By Monica Hirst
December 04, 2004
This book is a succinct overview of the history of US-Brazilian relations over the past two decades. Monica Hirst considers economic relations between the two countries, presenting pertinent statistical information and detailing key economic policy disputes between the two governments (as well as ...
By Anthony P. Maingot, Wilfredo Lozano
November 24, 2004
This volume provides the first comprehensive assessment of post-Cold War US-Caribbean relations. Focusing on Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad-Tobago, the book looks at the political history of the region during the Cold War years, the region's current political economy, international ...