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’

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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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