Латинская Америка: забытая в американском голосовании

Беркли – По мере того, как избиратели в Соединенных Штатах отдают свои голоса в предвыборной борьбе за пост президента, латиноамериканцы могут наблюдать и представлять, что может сделать президент Хиллари Клинтон, Барак Обама или Джон Маккейн в отношении их стран. Какой кандидат является самым лучшим для Латинской Америки? Есть ли какая-нибудь разница в том, что Барак Обама или Хиллари Клинтон являются кандидатами от демократов, и имеет ли значение, если один из них или республиканец Джон Маккейн победит в ноябре?

В течение многих десятилетий торговля была образом действия внешней политики США в регионе, но у некоторых администраций была более широкая программа работы. Помните политику Джимми Картера, основанную на правах человека? Или эру политики вмешательства Рейгана и Буша I, которая, в зависимости от вашей точки зрения, или спасла регион от революционеров, или подавила необходимые изменения.

Нравятся они Вам или нет, Картер и Рейган предложили резкий контраст в отношениях с Латинской Америкой. Однако, в течение последних 16 лет демократический и республиканский президенты Билл Клинтон и Джордж В. Буш фактически предложили то же самое: свободная торговля до конца.

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