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    Politics and Economy of Venezuela

    Panelists talked about Venezuela’s political, economic, and social challenges under President Nicolas Maduro and the country’s relationship with other nations. Topics…

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    Chilean Politics

    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet talked about democracy and stability in her country. President Bachelet was elected as Chiles' first female president in 2006 and re-elected in…

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    U.S.-Chile Relations

    President Obama and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet spoke to reporters prior to a meeting in the Oval Office. They discussed U.N. Security Council matters and ongoing negotiations on…

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    Book Discussion on Brazil's Dance with the Devil

    Dave Zirin talked about his book, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy, in which he looks at the politics and economics behind…

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    U.S.-Uruguay Relations

    President Obama and President Jose Mujica of Uruguay spoke to the press before holding a meeting. The two leaders discussed the “strong” relationship between their…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters at the State Department on a variety of international issues, including Ukraine, Syria, Venezuela and the detention of Al-Jazeera staff in Egypt.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions at the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s phone conversation with Afghan President Hamid Karzai…

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    Venezuela and Democracy

    Venezuelan officials talked ongoing anti-government protests in the country, including the ousting of three U.S. diplomats, and discussed the prospects for democracy there. Former U.S.…

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    U.S.-Brazil Relations

    Recent U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Thomas Shannon talked about U.S.-Brazil relations. He said that both countries needed to continue a strategic partnership. He called recent…

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    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Remarks

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos talked about his country’s economic, political and social transformation. He also highlighted negotiations with the FARC (Revolutionary Armed…

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    John Kerry Remarks on Western Hemisphere Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about U.S. policy in Latin America at the Organization of American States meeting. He said the U.S. is one of the largest contributors to the…

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    United Nations General Assembly Speech by Brazilian President Dilma Roussef

    Dilma Roussef addressed the United Nations General Assembly. She spoke about recent allegations that the NSA spied on citizens' personal data, businesses and government communications,…

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    Book Discussion on Bolivar

    Marie Arana talked about her book, Bolivar: American Liberator, in which she recalls the life of Simon Bolivar (1783-1830). Bolivar, a Venezuelan general dubbed “The George Washington…

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    White House Daily Briefing, Part 3

    Jay Carney responded to questions from reporters. Topics included relations with Syria and Russia, the postponement of a state visit from Brazil due to the activities of the National…

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    White House Daily Briefing, Part 1

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included health care coverage, the budget, the postponement of a state visit from Brazil due to the activities of the…

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    Venezuela Under President Maduro

    Panelists talked about the Venezuelan economy and politics of the country under its new leader, Nicolas Maduro. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Protests in Brazil

    Experts on Brazil talked about the recent protests in that country where hundreds of thousands of citizens were demonstrating against economic conditions, public transportation costs, and…

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    Book Discussion on Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era

    Luis Fleischman talked about his book, Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era: The Security Threat to the United States, in which he argues that Hugo Chavez laid the groundwork for the…

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    U.S.-Latin America Relations

    Chilean President Sebastian Pinera talked about relations with the U.S., trade issues and the progress of the Trans Pacific Partnership. On Latin America, Mr. Pinera said…

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    Book Discussion on Bolivar: American Liberator

    Marie Arana, former editor in chief of The Washington Post’s Book World, talked about her book, Bolivar: American Liberator, in which she recalls the life of Simon Bolivar…

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