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Cuba-U.S. Relations in the Trump Era An Interview with Santiago Espinosa

“Doors were starting to open, some that had been closed for more than 60 years. Until Donald Trump arrived.¨ How are the Cuba-US. Relations after governments changes?

Mexico’s Second Presidential Debate: New Format, Still Boring

Mexico’s second presidential debate was, in a word, disappointing. Authorities anticipate a high level of participation in these elections. People are organizing to participate as observers, voters, representatives of their parties, media monitors and informed citizens. Hopefully the third debate in June will reflect the high level of preparation and seriousness that an ever-more active citizenry deserves.

Mercosur–European Union Free Trade Agreement: Chronicle of a Failure Foretold

Los esfuerzos de los gobiernos del Mercosur por concluir el TLC con la Unión Europea para dar una señal clara “a los mercados” de que la política económica actual es radicalmente distinta a la de sus antecesores y dejar sentado que el libre mercado es la panacea para lograr el desarrollo económico y social en esta subregión sudamericana, no ha sido suficiente para evitar, una vez más, el fracaso de las negociaciones.

In the Shadow of Peace, Human Rights Defenders Face New Threats

Without protection for social leaders and land claimants, there cannot be a sustainable peace in Colombia. The Colombian government has a responsibility to investigate and prosecute members of armed groups such as the AGC for the assassination of community leaders and other illegal activities.

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May 27, 2018

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Laura Carlsen on the Globe Post about the Mexican General Election. Read Here. 

November 17, 2017

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Laura Carlsen’s article for The Nation, Read Here.

September 14, 2017

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Laura Carlsen is quoted in Rolling Stone Magazine Read Here.