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Petro and Cano Offer Two Distinct Paths for One Colombia

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Indigenous autonomy is being sacrificed by the Mexican government, under heavy pressure from the U.S., for quick profits and more appealing trade incentives.

This analysis was prepared by COHA Guest Scholar Christopher Oshinski.
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Petro and Cano Offer Two Distinct Paths for One Colombia
Unapologetic former M19 member Gustavo Petro was recently elected as mayor of Bogotá. What will be the ramifications of this historic decision?

This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Fellow and Fulbright Scholar Robert Works.
To read the full analysis, click here.
Hugo Chávez and the Future of Venezuela
Will the Venezuelan electorate see Hugo Chávez sit in office for another term in 2012? A record of full of significant victories and failures will surely play a role.

This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Fellow Keven Dickey.
To read the full analysis, click here.
A Legal Wasteland – Lawyers, Murder, Democracy, and Justice in Colombia
Colombians have long suffered as victims of horrific crimes and human rights abuses. But for many of those searching for restitution, the chances of justice are slim, as the Colombian legal system remains weak,under-supported, and undermined, and Colombian legal professionals subject to violence and intimidation.

This analysis was prepared by COHA Research Associate Liam Whittington.
To read the full analysis, click here.
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