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The Man Castro Couldn't Crack

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 30, 2006

As Cuba's human rights violations continue to make a mockery of the United Nations, Arnold Beichman tells the story of one man who stood tall in the midst of terrible oppression.

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The Conduit

by Stephen Habervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

To us, it's a border. But to Mexico, it's an escape valve. Why closing that valve would destabilize our southern neighbor—and damage our own interests. By Stephen Haber.

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Break the Habit

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Each year, mexicans working in the United States send billions in hard currency back home—an injection to which the Mexican economy has grown addicted. We need to help the junkie break the habit. By Victor Davis Hanson.

Get Serious, Amigos

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

Do the nations of Latin America really want economic development? By William Ratliff.

Giving Peace a Chance

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Can the new century prove an age of peace? Niall Ferguson considers the question by examining conflict in three of the last century’s hot spots: Bosnia, Guatemala, and Cambodia.

The Democracy Problem

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, July 30, 2005

In Latin America these days, democracy isn’t working very well. Indeed, it almost never has. Why? By William Ratliff.

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The Left Turn

by Stephen Habervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, July 30, 2005

Throughout Latin America during the last five years, leftist politicians have unseated conservative leaders. What accounts for this radical change? ¡Es la economía, estúpida! By Stephen Haber.

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After Fidel

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 2004

Once the island’s aging caudillo is finally gone, what will become of Cuba? An assessment by William Ratliff.

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Nation Building in Haiti—Again?

by Jeffrey H. Fargovia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 2004

Why Haiti is a humanitarian crisis we cannot afford to ignore. By Jeffrey H. Fargo.

Hugo’s Last Stand?

by Michael Walkervia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 2004

Will Venezuela’s embattled president Hugo Chávez survive an August 15 recall vote? And can the deeply divided country avert a civil war? By Michael Walker.

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