Michael Shifter

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Name: Michael Shifter
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bolivia's opposition candidate concedes defeat to Evo Morales in presidential vote

The main opposition candidate in Bolivia 's election conceded defeat to Evo Morales on Monday, after the socialist president looked certain to have easily won a third consecutive term in Sunday's presidential election.Morales, a former coca grower who ... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Calling time on America's blockade of Cuba

less than two years after Fidel Castro swept into Havana, the United States announced its economic embargo of Cuba. It has been in place ever since but now it is under scrutiny again.In a recent editorial, the New York Times called for the embargo to ... [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 4 reports

Bolivia’s Morales pledges no major nationalisations in new term

LA PAZ — President Evo Morales on Monday ruled out any major new nationalisations in Bolivia following his re-election victory and said he would be "realistic" as he pursued socialist policies in his third term.Mr Morales, an Aymara Indian and former ... [Published BDlive - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bolivia’s Morales Declares Victory as He Proves to Be No Chavez

Evo Morales declared victory inBolivia’s presidential vote yesterday after proving morepragmatic than his former ally, Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez , and overseeing eight years of economic growth and budgetsurpluses in Latin America’s poorest ... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bolivia’s Morales coasts to 3rd term as President

Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia’s president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability the coca growers’ union leader has brought to the South American country. Morales, a native Aymara from Bolivia’s ... [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

OAS Hosted Tribute by Leaders of the Inter-American System to Enrique Iglesias

The Organization of American States (OAS) hosted on Wednesday a tribute by many representatives of institutions of the inter-American system to Uruguayan economist and politician, Enrique Iglesias, whom the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza, ... [Published Organization of American States - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

OAS, CAF, and Inter-American Dialogue to Hold Conference on Key Issues for Development in Latin America

The XVIII Annual Conference of the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the Organization of American States (OAS), and the Inter-American Dialogue will be held tomorrow Wednesday, September 3, and Thursday, September 4, in Washington, DC.The meeting, ... [Published Organization of American States - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

WNU #1229: 3 More Nations Recall Israel Envoys

Issue #1229, August 3, 2014 1. Latin America: 3 More Nations Recall Israel Envoys 2. Argentina: US Hedge Funds Force Bond Default 3. Mexico: Maya Campesinos Beat Monsanto in Court 4. Links to alternative sources on: Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, ... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Wonkbook: With four days until recesss, a breakthrough on VA reform

Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Billy House, Paul Ryan, Coal
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 3 reports

Santos Re-Elected Colombia President in Peace Vote

(BOGOTA, Colombia) — Juan Manuel Santos convincingly won re-election Sunday after Colombia’s tightest presidential contest in years, an endorsement of his 18-month-old peace talks to end the Western Hemisphere’s longest-running conflict. More Colombia’s ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 16 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Human Rights Watch

"Human Rights Watch  characterizes itself as “one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.” However, HRW's close ties to the U.S. government call into question its independence.  For example, ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - May 13 2014]

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"he seems to have found a winning formula in his second term and he will see how far he can take it in the third" said Michael Shifter, president of the Washington-based Inter-American Dialogue think-tank on Monday

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Bolivia's opposition candidate concedes defeat ... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 21 2014]
Calling time on America's blockade of Cuba [Published BBC - Oct 19 2014]
Bolivia’s Morales pledges no major nationalisat... [Published BDlive - Oct 14 2014]
Bolivia's Morales pledges no major nationalizat... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 14 2014]
UPDATE 1-Bolivia's Morales to stick to pragmati... [Published CNBC - Oct 13 2014]
Bolivia opposition candidate concedes defeat to... [Published Reuters India - Oct 13 2014]
Bolivia’s Morales Declares Victory as He Proves... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 13 2014]
Bolivia’s Morales coasts to 3rd term as President [Published Independent Television Network - Oct 13 2014]
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 13 2014]
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 13 2014]
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published TIME.com - Oct 13 2014]
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published The China Blog - Oct 13 2014]
OAS Hosted Tribute by Leaders of the Inter-Amer... [Published Organization of American States - Sep 05 2014]
OAS, CAF, and Inter-American Dialogue to Hold C... [Published Organization of American States - Sep 05 2014]
Annual Conference of CAF, OAS and Inter-America... [Published Organization of American States - Sep 04 2014]
WNU #1229: 3 More Nations Recall Israel Envoys [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Aug 05 2014]
Wonkbook: With four days until recesss, a break... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 28 2014]
Santos Re-Elected Colombia President in Peace Vote [Published TIME.com - Jun 16 2014]
Santos Re-Elected Colombia President in Peace Vote [Published The China Blog - Jun 16 2014]
Santos Re-Elected Colombia President in Peace Vote [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jun 16 2014]
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Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 13 2014]
(LA PAZ, Bolivia) — Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia’s president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability brought by his government, according to an unofficial quick count of the vote. Morales, a native ...
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 13 2014]
(LA PAZ, Bolivia) — Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia’s president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability brought by his government, according to an unofficial quick count of the vote. Morales, a native ...
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published TIME.com - Oct 13 2014]
(LA PAZ, Bolivia) — Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia’s president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability brought by his government, according to an unofficial quick count of the vote. Morales, a native ...
Quick Count: Bolivia’s Morales Coasts to 3rd Term [Published The China Blog - Oct 13 2014]
(LA PAZ, Bolivia) — Evo Morales easily won an unprecedented third term as Bolivia’s president Sunday on the strength of the economic and political stability brought by his government, according to an unofficial quick count of the vote. Morales, a native ...
WNU #1229: 3 More Nations Recall Israel Envoys [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Aug 05 2014]
Issue #1229, August 3, 2014 1. Latin America: 3 More Nations Recall Israel Envoys 2. Argentina: US Hedge Funds Force Bond Default 3. Mexico: Maya Campesinos Beat Monsanto in Court 4. Links to alternative sources on: Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, ...
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