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May 2, 2011

Cuba
Sweig: Siginificant Change Unfolding in Cuba

Having just returned from Cuba’s Communist Party Congress, Council on Foreign Relations’ Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Julia Sweig, shares her analysis of the political and economic reform…

Jun 21, 2012

Americas
julia-sweig-rio20-summit-brazil New from CFR: Julia Sweig on the Rio+20 Conference

In an op-ed in yesterday’s Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil), CFR Senior Fellow Julia Sweig discusses how to measure the success of the ongoing Rio+20 Conference. Sweig characterizes the size and scope of …

Aug 25, 2005

Americas
Julia E. Sweig Named Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America

August 17, 2005 – Council Fellow Julia E. Sweig, a leading expert on U.S.-Latin American relations, has been named the Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies and directo…

Jun 5, 2014

Brazil
Brazil and the World Cup: Three Things to Know

Poor government oversight and protests in Brazil have expanded the World Cup narrative beyond soccer and into politics, explains CFR’s Julia Sweig.

Jul 2013

Arms Industries and Trade
A Strategy to Reduce Gun Trafficking and Violence in the Americas

The flow of high-powered weaponry from the United States to Latin America and the Caribbean exacerbates soaring rates of gun-related violence in the region and undermines U.S. influence in the Wester…

May 21, 2002

Cuba
Council Fellow Julia Sweig Debunks the Mythology Surrounding the Birth of the Cuban Revolution

Inside the Cuban Revolution Council Fellow Julia Sweig Debunks the Mythology Surrounding the Birth of the Cuban Revolution Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212-434-98…

May 2009

Cuba
Cuba

In Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know, CFR Senior Fellow and Director for Latin America Studies Julia E. Sweig provides a straightforward guide to Cuba's politics, its often fraught relationship with …

Jan 25, 2013

Cuba
Talking to Cuba

The argument for sustained U.S. diplomatic engagement with Havana has never been more compelling, says CFR’s Julia Sweig.

Mar 13, 2007

Americas
Sweig: Bush’s Latin America Trip ’Ineffective’

CFR’s Julia E. Sweig says President Bush’s trip to five Latin American nations “went as badly as I expected it to.”