Latin America

Inside the Cuba Negotiations: A Conversation with Roberta Jacobson

January 26, 2016 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson discusses her experience as the lead American negotiator with Cuba.

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Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Amanda Judge

April 6, 2015 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Amanda Judge discusses Faire Collection, the challenges of creating a fair trade business, and opportunities for women’s empowerment.

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Foreign Policy in the Time of Cholera

October 23, 2014 by Adam Houston, Peggy Chateauneuf and Beatrice Lindstrom
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In response to a lawsuit filed against the United Nations for introducing cholera into Haiti, the U.S. is coming to the UN’s defense, supporting its legal immunity. In so doing, it has missed a critical opportunity to further its stated foreign policy goals.

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The Venezuelan Paradox

October 9, 2014 by Juan Carlos Portilla
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Even while Venezuela currently seeks a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, its government continues to repress the rights of its citizens and detain members of the political opposition. Such human rights abuses constitute behavior that should bar Venezuela from a Security Council seat.

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