American Hemisphere

The Americas Report is the featured product of the Center’s Menges Hemispheric Security Project. Published weekly, it features in-depth, original articles on subjects not regularly covered by the American press. For example, past topics have included: the radicalization of the Latin American grassroots, Hugo Chavez’s involvement in Colombian political scandals, and the ideological alliance between Chavez and Argentine President Nestor Kirchner.

In addition to the original research, The Americas Report provides the reader with a round-up of the week’s most important news. The stories are pulled directly from the Latin American press, and help provide a close-up view of the ongoing political developments in the region.

The Americas Report serves as a valuable guide and reference for those interested in Latin American affairs, and it illustrates the way that events there can have a profound effect on the interests and security of the United States.