Although Hugo Chávez is now gone, distrust of the U.S. government remains extensive in several countries in the region. To improve relations with the region, U.S. policy makers need to try to find common ground and understand alternative points of view.
Dexter Boniface and Dinorah Azpuru
Dexter Boniface is the Weddell Chair of the Americas and Associate Professor of Political Science at Rollins College, where he serves as Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. He is a former Research Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Studies and Programs at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and is co-editor of the book Promoting Democracy in the Americas. Dinorah Azpuru is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wichita State University. She was Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and Research Coordinator of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt University and remains involved in this project as a member of the Scientific Support Group and Director of the Guatemala project.
Fletcher Forum articles by Dexter Boniface and Dinorah Azpuru: