After High Expectations, a So-So Year for US-Latin America Relations
Peter Hakim. Peter Hakim is president of the Inter-American Dialogue ., The Christian Science Monitor
Following the highly successful Summit of the Americas in Miami a year ago, 1995 was expected to be an exceptionally productive year for United States-Latin American relations.
On virtually every important issue, Washington and other hemispheric governments reached wide-ranging policy agreements at the summit. The stage seemed set for a vigorous and comprehensive US policy to enhance political and economic cooperation.
Expectations haven't been met - for a combination of reasons. Good policymaking, international and domestic, was frustrated by the extreme partisanship of US politics this year. The Mexican peso crisis and other setbacks in the region dissipated the …
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Publication information: Article title: After High Expectations, a So-So Year for US-Latin America Relations. Contributors: Peter Hakim. Peter Hakim is president of the Inter-American Dialogue . - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 29, 1995. Page number: 19. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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