Table of Contents Spring 2010
Volume 4, Number 2
24 No Ordinary Trade
Agreement GREGORY MEEKS
CAFTA-DR has already produced
Plus Survey Results: Haitians and
Dominicans share opinions on
the economy and trade.
14 Hard Talk Can Brazil play a
significant role in containing
Iran’s nuclear ambitions? Marcel
Biato and Alex Vatanka respond.
Michael J. McGuinness and Manuel A. Orillac look at Middle East
investment in Latin America. Anne
Hawkins on North Atlantic overfishing.
28 Did Success Spoil
PETER M. SIAVELIS
The challenges ahead for
Chile’s two dominant political
David Assael virtually transforms
Santiago. Faride Raful leads Dominicans’ youth participation.
Gustavo Caetano creates Brazil’s
largest online video platform.
Aurelio Martínez sings and campaigns to promote his community.
114 Fresh Look Reviews
Marco Enríquez-Ominami examines information technology’s revolution. Andrés Mejía Vergnaud
reviews Jorge Volpi’s latest book.
33 Let’s Get Engaged
Panama’s Ambassador to the
U.S. on why the region needs
to address security challenges
3 From the Editor
102 Dispatches from the Field:
Islands of the Kuna
Panama’s indigenous Kuna people
are at risk from climate change.
U.S.-Cuba cultural exchanges,
Chilean folk music, Brazilian iPhone apps, travel tips in
Mendoza, Argentina, and more.
108 Tongue in Cheek
Regional political cartoons.
110 Policy Updates
Luis Oganes on stimulus spending.
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118 Just the Numbers
Our elected leaders’ salaries: Who’s
earning the most?
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Health Care Access and Quality: Passage of health care reform in the U.S. is not the end of the story.
Now, the U.S. must confront the challenges of implementing expanded health care access. The Summer AQ will
examine regional models of health care reform and the role of the private sector and government institutions in
making quality, affordable health care available.