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Aid and U.S. interests in Latin America and the Caribbean

Langhorne A Motley

Aid and U.S. interests in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 5, 1985.

by Langhorne A Motley

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance, American -- Latin America.,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Caribbean Area.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Caribbean Area.,
  • Caribbean Area -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    Other titlesAid and US interests in Latin America and the Caribbean.
    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 666.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17557874M

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    Research Interests: African American History, Africans in the Americas (Latin America and the Caribbean), U.S. Immigration History, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. Office: SCI Room Phone: Email: [email protected]   There are many other reasons why Latin America is important to U.S. interests. It is a market for more than 20% of U.S. exports. With the notable exception of Cuba, it is nearly entirely governed by democratically elected governments — a point that gets repeated ad nauseum at every possible regional meeting.

      Properly designed and directed, U.S. foreign aid can support America’s national interests, be they to address humanitarian crises, to promote policy changes necessary for .   Virtually all are restricted to aspects of Latin American relations, being confined to individual countries or to selected topics.” 25 Mecham’s book combined treatment of policies and the gradual creation of the Inter-American system with consideration of U.S. policies toward the Caribbean, Central America, and bilateral relations with Author: Brian Loveman.


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Aid and U.S. interests in Latin America and the Caribbean by Langhorne A Motley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Aid and U.S. interests in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 5, [Langhorne A Motley; United States.

Department of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.]. Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America in categorizing the New term comes from the fact that the predominant languages of the countries originated with the Countries: Latin America and the Caribbean: Key Issues for the th Congress Congressional Research Service 1 U.S.

Policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean U.S. interests in the Western Hemisphere are diverse, and include economic, political, security, and humanitarian concerns.

Geographic proximity has ensured strong economic linkages betweenAuthor: Mark P. Sullivan. While engaging with partners in the region, the U.S. government applies a whole of government approach to the citizen security challenges in the region through the Central America Regional Security Initiative, or CARSI, and the Caribbean Basin Security, or CBSI.

A myriad of U.S. agencies support both CARSI and CBSI. China’s Engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean As the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has increased its engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean over nearly 20 years, U.S. policymakers have raised questions regarding potential implications for U.S.

interests in the region. China’s engagement with the region has grownFile Size: KB. In both the United States and Latin America, economic interests are often seen as the underlying cause of U.S.

interventions. This hypothesis has two variants. One cites corruption and the other blames capitalism. The corruption hypothesis contends that U.S. officials order interventions to protect U.S. corporations.

China, the United States, and the Future of Latin America posits that this activity is a direct challenge to the role of the U.S. in Latin America and the Caribbean. Part of a three-volume series analyzing U.S.-China relations in parts of the world where neither country is dominant, this volume analyzes the interactions between the U.S., China Cited by: 1.

SAN JUAN – The Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury, Francisco Parés Alicea, said Wednesday that the $1, in federal aid that some island residents were receiving, reflects specific circumstances that do not include all citizens and that, at the end of April, the people eligible for the benefit, could begin to receive it.

The Department of State and USAID are indispensable tools fbr resolving the most ditlicult national security issues and protecting our freedoms.

Every day, our teams work to denuclearize North Korea, win the great-power competition against China and Russia, support the people of Venezuela against tyranny, prevent infectious disease outbreaks from reaching our borders. In all, total aid to Latin America and the Caribbean would be slashed by 36 percent.

Less than a year ago three of the major “sender” countries of immigrants (Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador) to the U.S. were about to receive the sort of assistance that would create the jobs and opportunities encouraging workers to stay.

Provides insight into U.S. and Chinese involvement in aid, trade, direct investment and strategic ties in Latin America. In recent years, China has become the largest trading partner for more than half the countries in Latin America, and demonstrated major commitments in aid and direct investment in various parts of the region.

As the s begin, U.S. interests in Latin America are greater than ever while traditional instruments of American government power in the area are far less effective than they have been in preceding decades. Moreover, the domestic component of U.S.

policy toward Latin America is getting very explosive, while at the same time new foreign policy power centers in Cited by: 5. The Inter-American Foundation, or IAF, is an independent agency of the United States government that funds development projects undertaken by grassroots groups and nongovernmental organizations in Latin America and the was created through the Foreign Assistance Act of as an experimental alternative to traditional foreign assistance Headquarters: Washington, DC, United States.

Costa Rica follows a handful of other AID graduates, including Argentina, Botswana, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay, all of which saw AID depart in Estonia will soon follow suit.

"With the end of the Cold War, U.S. security and economic interests have been focused on other areas. As a result there has been a significant reduction in U.S. aid and investment to the Caribbean." [67] The lack of international support for these small, relatively poor states, helped regionalism ies: 13 sovereign states.

A recent publication by the Brookings Institution with recommendations for the Obama administration on its policy towards Latin America stressed that the United States should be involved in facilitating elections and strengthening Parliament and political parties in Haiti (The Obama Administration and the Americas ).

Total U.S. military assistance to Latin America in the period amounted to $ billion (see Table I). Aid to Latin America is currently running at $98 million per year (of which $ million represents training, $ million for civic action projects, and the remaining $ million for arms acquisition).

Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History brings together the most important documents on the history of the relationship between the United States and Latin America from the nineteenth century to the present. In addition to standard diplomatic sources, the book includes documents touching on the transnational concerns that are increasingly taught in the Cited by: Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim-majority country and third largest democracy.

As a member of the G20 and the biggest market in Southeast Asia, it is a significant player in the global economy. Indonesia’s sustained ability to resist extremist influences and maintain steady economic growth is critical to regional security and global.

The policies of Venezuela, for one, have been at odds with the U.S. vision of development. Called by some “the Israel of Latin America,” Colombia is the United States’ strongest ally in the region, the largest recipient of U.S.

aid in the hemisphere for years, as well as a backer of Washington-encouraged free market policies. affluence, the expanding middle class in Latin America has sought more integrity from its politicians.

U.S. congressional interest in addressing corruption comes at a time of this heightened rejection of corruption in public office across several Latin American and Caribbean Size: 1MB.By Roger Harris From Corte Madera, California. A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio Grande are the empire’s “backyard.” Yet was a year best characterized as the revolt of the dispossessed for a better world against the .Mónica A.

Jiménez is an assistant professor in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Her teaching and research explores the intersections of law, race and nationalism in U.S. empire building in Latin America and the Occupation: Assistant Professor.