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April 29, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa’s ‘Leaders for Life’

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but civil society and regional blocs may be slowing the trend of extending presidential terms in some areas.

A taxi passes an electoral poster for Cameroonian President Paul Biya in a market in Yaounde.

June 26, 2006

Americas
Latin America Update

Watch Latin America experts discuss developments in Latin America over the part year, particularly the Bolivian and Mexican elections.

May 22, 2007

Americas
Latin America, America Latin Symposium: Session 1: Dynamics of Entry

Watch experts discuss the history of immigration in the United States and its implications for the current immigration debate.

May 22, 2007

Immigration and Migration
Latin America, America Latin Symposium: Session 2: Dynamics of Integration: Exclusion, Assimilation, or Transformation?

Watch experts discuss the dynamics of Latin American immigration in the United States and how it is affecting current legislation.

January 24, 2014

Education
New Harvard Study: U.S. Social Mobility Is Not Decreasing

There is no question that income inequality has been increasing since the 1970s in most of the world. And it has been the general assumption that as inequality went up, class mobility between generat…

Jason Howe and Adrian Perez (L) hold their one-year-old twin daughters Clara (R) and Olivia at a playground in West Hollywood, California (Lucy Nicholson/Courtesy Reuters).

October 1, 2018

United States
How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?

With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.

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February 2, 2012

Elections and Voting
Video Brief: Latin America

Drug trafficking, changing immigration trends, and rising economic opportunities are the major issues the winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential election faces in dealing with Latin America, says CFR’s…

April 7, 2014

Education
President Obama Should Fix the H-1B Program on His Own

With House Republicans increasingly looking like they will again block immigration reform this year, pressure is growing on President Obama to use his executive authority to block further deportation…

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November 21, 2011

Capital Flows
Business Challenges and Opportunities in Latin America

Grupo Salinas chairman and founder Ricardo Salinas discusses the challenges of doing business in Latin America with CFR Board Member Donna Hrinak.