The dragon and the gringo

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Latin America’s shifting geopolitics. TIME was when cash-strapped Latin American governments would turn to the IMF for the bitter medicine of its bail-outs. No longer.

Many Latin leaders reacted weakly to Paris terror

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The official reaction of Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador and several other Latin American countries to the Islamic radicals terrorist attack against the French magazine Charlie Hebdo was not only weak, but shameful: they condemned the bloodshed but not its intention to silence the press.

Is Mexico 'squandering' its youth?

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Some 32 percent of the Mexican population is between the ages of 15 and 29. But 22 percent of that age group is neither employed nor in education or training. It could mean bad news – and a missed opportunity – for the economy.

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