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Latin American unification in the Trump Era?

At the 2017 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) annual summit, many Latin American heads of state offered joint condemnation towards a new era of U.S. foreign policy

North America Politics

Winners and losers of the battle against H1B visas

The Trump administration may move start implementing another electoral promise: protecting American jobs by revisiting the non-immigrant visa system.

North America Politics

Rex Tillerson: ExxonMobil goes to Washington

If there’s one thing to be sure about with the Trump administration, it’s that it is not one to shy away from controversy. So much was made clear by the

Natural resources and energy North America

Trump can easily undo Obama’s Arctic Drilling Bans

Obama’s “permanent” bans on offshore oil and gas drilling in Alaska are actually “indefinite” and could end as soon as January 20.

Finance North America

Under Trump, the national debt has the potential to grow

Donald Trump faces a myriad of problems upon inauguration this month. Among the financial and economic dilemmas is the national debt.

Economics North America

Four things the US should learn about losing and creating jobs

The loss of manufacturing jobs in the United States is unlikely to be reversed unless workers acquire new skills and become employable in other sectors.

Finance North America

Federal Reserve in the hot seat

With Donald Trump set to take office in January and the Republican majority in Congress, his statements about reining in the Federal Reserve (Fed) are now turning into rumblings of

Middle East/North Africa North America

Turks or Kurds: the next US decision and its potential impact

If the US wants to accomplish its goals in Syria, it will probably need to pick a side in one of the world’s bloodiest ethnic conflicts. The bombings in Istanbul

North America Politics

Silicon Valley and New Delhi fear Trump’s visa policy

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to investigate and restrict working visas to the US, especially the H1-B visas often used by Silicon Valley.

North America Politics

Forecasting unconventional elections: What can be done?

Despite unforgivable slips in the 2016 US presidential race, the polling industry must be strengthened, not discredited for future political outcomes.