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    Business in Latin America

    Witnesses testified on the benefits and challenges of trade relations with Latin America. Among the issues they discussed were increased competition from China, market access barriers,…

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    Civil Society in Cuba

    Witnesses testified about human rights abuses in Cuba. Among the issues they addressed were the plight of Cuban dissidents, the status of Alan Gross who was an American being detained…

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    Trafficking and Narcotics in the Caribbean

    U.S. narcotics officials testified on the increasing incidence of drug trafficking and violence in Jamaica, Haiti, the Bahamas and Dominican Republic. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Democracy in the Americas

    The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Global Narcotics Affairs held a hearing on democracy in the Americas. Topics included the strength of…

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    Ambassadors Confirmation Hearing

    Senator Coleman, chairman of the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs Subcommittee, held a confirmation hearing for David H. Wilkins to be the ambassador to…

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    Cuba and Biological Weapons

    Mr. Ford testified about Cuba’s capability to manufacture and export chemical and biological weapons. He talked about unclassified intelligence information concerning…

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    U.S.-Colombia Relations

    Witnesses testified about relations with Colombia and efforts to eliminate drug production and trafficking. Among the issues they addressed were potential increased military…

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    Promoting Democracy in Cuba

    The subcommittee heard testimony on S. 2918, the Cuban Democracy Act of 1992, legislation that would promote a peaceful transition to democracy in Cuba. Senators Mack and Graham and…

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    Contra Aid & the Central American Peace Plan

    The subcommittee concludes oversight hearings on providing assistance to the Nicaraguan resistance movement (Contras) in support of the Central American peace process.

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    U.S. Policies with Panama

    The Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps Affairs heard testimony on the decision to restrict economic and military aid to Panama.

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