Latin America

The shadow CIA vs. Mexican Tourism
Latin America

The shadow CIA vs. Mexican Tourism

In a low blow to the Mexican tourism industry, a Texas-based global intelligence company, Stratfor, reported the presence of drug-trafficking related violence in important tourist destinations. Nubia Piqueras Grosso In a memorandum in early March, “Travel and Security Risks over Spring Break in Mexico,” Stratfor claims that the tourist destinations […]

“Fast and Furious”: a failed operation
Latin America

“Fast and Furious”: a failed operation

Relations between Mexico and the USA remain tense. The cause: the revelation of an undercover firearms traffic operation that ran out of control, which went by the evocative title of the film by the same name. Nubia Piqueras Grosso In the 2001 film, a mysterious gang of criminals makes a […]

The US spying on Cuba revealed
Latin America

The US spying on Cuba revealed

This Caribbean country made public evidence of United States plans to try to introduce in the island illegal communication and spying systems with sophisticated technology. Ileana Ferrer Fonte Dalexis Gonzalez Madruga, a graduate student in telecommunication engineering at the “Jose Antonio Echeverria” University, was contacted by US agents to illegal […]

FTA increased US dependence
Economy Latin America

FTA increased US dependence

The Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Central America, Dominican Republic did not bring the growth promised with its signature five years ago, said researcher Benjamin Ramos. What it has generated is higher levels of dependence on imports from the United States, said Ramos when evaluating the results […]