Category Archives: Horizonte

Nov 8 2011

Argentina: Explaining Cristina’s victory

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By Ignacio Labaqui Just as expected, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (CFK) obtained a landslide victory in the 23 October presidential elections and secured a second term in office. CFK not only won nearly 54 percent of the vote, she also … Continue reading

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Jul 4 2011

REVIEW: “The shadows of the Cold War over Latin America: the US reaction to Fidel Castro’s Nationalism, 1956-1959”

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Bevan Sewell For scholars of US policies in the Cold War, the question of where to situate Latin America in any overarching narrative is a complex one. Neither wholly unimportant nor at the forefront of overt Cold War concerns, the … Continue reading

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Jun 22 2011

REVIEW: ‘Che’s Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America’


By Vanni Pettiná Based on the analysis of Ernesto (Che) Guevara’s Latin American road trips,  ‘Che’s Travels’ presents  interesting and quite innovative perspectives both on the political maturation of a world wide influential revolutionary and, ultimately, on the social and … Continue reading

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