Latin America and the Caribbean: U.S. Policy and Key Issues for Congress in 2012

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This report provides an overview of U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean, including the Obama Administration's priorities for U.S. policy and a brief comparison of policies under the Obama and Bush Administrations. It then examines congressional interest in Latin America, first providing an overview, and then looking at selected countries and regional issues and identifying key policy issues facing Congress in 2012. The final section of the report analyzes several upcoming events in the region in 2012 that could have an impact on developments in several countries or on U.S. relations with the region.

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Location(s): Central America and Caribbean
Creation Date: February 14, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Sullivan, Mark P.

Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Creator (Author):
Beittel, June S.

Analyst in Latin American Affairs

Creator (Author):
Leland, Anne

Information Research Specialist

Creator (Author):
Meyer, Peter J.

Analyst in Latin American Affairs

Creator (Author):
Ribando Seelke, Clare

Specialist in Latin American Affairs

Creator (Author):
Taft-Morales, Maureen

Specialist in Latin American Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 14, 2012
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Central America and Caribbean
Description:

This report provides an overview of U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean, including the Obama Administration's priorities for U.S. policy and a brief comparison of policies under the Obama and Bush Administrations. It then examines congressional interest in Latin America, first providing an overview, and then looking at selected countries and regional issues and identifying key policy issues facing Congress in 2012. The final section of the report analyzes several upcoming events in the region in 2012 that could have an impact on developments in several countries or on U.S. relations with the region.

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24 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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