NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs

Online news digest covering political, economic and social issues in South America. Published by the Latin American Data Base at the University of New Mexico.

Articles from April 13

Latin American Underdevelopment Tied to Land Ownership
The system of land-ownership--its poor distribution--has affected the life of South American countries since their struggle for independence from colonial powers Spain and Portugal in the early 19th century. In this region, historically, land has been...
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Uncertainty about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's Health Affects Presidential Campaign
Perhaps in no other country, six months before extremely polarized presidential elections, has the candidate whom all the polls predict will win undergone emergency surgery--for cancer--with the candidate who opposes him celebrating that misfortune...
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