Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Dredges Up Falklands Dispute

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was recently reelected with just 54% of the popular vote despite a struggling economy, reports of lavish corruption, and inflation at unofficial rates nearing %25 (vs. 10% officially). Presumably, the president has drawn attention to the century old dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands, and has been trying to gin…

Transformation in Colombia

With a recent history of destabilizing violence from various radical narcotics groups such as the FARC, Colombia has surprised many observers of the region over the past two decades by transforming the outlook for the country from desperate and violent, to leading the region in stability and growth. In hosting the Summit of the Americas in…