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Brazil prosecutor plans to investigate ministers, senators for graft

Brazil prosecutor plans to investigate ministers, senators for graft

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With Carnival Over, Brazil Braces for the ‘End of the World’

With Carnival Over, Brazil Braces for the ‘End of the World’

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Brazil names former leftist guerrilla as foreign minister

Brazil names former leftist guerrilla as foreign minister

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Carnival Party Over, Brazil Returns to Reality of Political Crisis

Carnival Party Over, Brazil Returns to Reality of Political Crisis

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Police went on strike in a Brazilian state. The result was near-anarchy.

Police went on strike in a Brazilian state. The result was near-anarchy.

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A Good Neighbor Policy for Trump

A Good Neighbor Policy for Trump

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Brazil Corruption Scandal Has Companies Rushing to Bulk Up Compliance Ranks

Brazil Corruption Scandal Has Companies Rushing to Bulk Up Compliance Ranks

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Brazil’s huge corruption scandal is spreading to the rest of Latin America

Brazil’s huge corruption scandal is spreading to the rest of Latin America

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Trump Tough Talk Pushes Argentina, Brazil to Embrace Trade

Trump Tough Talk Pushes Argentina, Brazil to Embrace Trade

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Just rewards of Brazil’s anti-corruption triumphs

Just rewards of Brazil’s anti-corruption triumphs

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Business bets on Brazil economic rally

Business bets on Brazil economic rally

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Exclusive: Brazil to ease foreign land ownership with restrictions: minister

Exclusive: Brazil to ease foreign land ownership with restrictions: minister

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Brazil’s Jobless Rate Reaches All-Time High in December

Brazil’s Jobless Rate Reaches All-Time High in December

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Brazil and Colombia pledge to fight drug trafficking

Brazil and Colombia pledge to fight drug trafficking

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Brazilian Gang Enlists FARC Rebels for Drug Trade

Brazilian Gang Enlists FARC Rebels for Drug Trade

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Brazil Prosecutor Says Massive Corruption Probe Could Double in Size

Brazil Prosecutor Says Massive Corruption Probe Could Double in Size

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Peru Cancels Pipeline Contract With Odebrecht

Peru Cancels Pipeline Contract With Odebrecht

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Brazilian graft scandal reveals Latin America’s uphill battle against corruption

Brazilian graft scandal reveals Latin America’s uphill battle against corruption

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Brazil’s Next Crisis: Temer’s Government May Not Survive

Brazil’s Next Crisis: Temer’s Government May Not Survive

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Peru: Bribes by Brazilian builder cost country $283 million

Peru: Bribes by Brazilian builder cost country $283 million

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During the last several decades, the United States has invested billions of dollars in trying to help the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean deliver better lives for their citizens. This has meant helping them increase internal security by combating the illicit growing and trafficking in narcotics and the activities of terrorist groups, as well as helping them to shore up their democratic and free market institutions.

Unfortunately, in recent years, continued progress in these areas has been threatened, not least by the elections of radical populist governments in Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador. These governments have instituted retrograde agendas that include the propagation of class warfare, state domination of the economy, assaults on private property, anti-Americanism, support for such international pariahs as Iran, and lackluster support for regional counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics initiatives.

We are a group of concerned policy experts that fear the results of these destructive agendas for individual freedom, prosperity, and the well-being of the peoples of the region. Our goal is to inform American policymakers and American and international public opinion of the dangers of these radical populist regimes to inter-American security.