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


This report provides an overview of U.S. policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean in 2012, 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 key policy issues faced by Congress in 2012. The final section of the report analyzes several key events in the region that took place in 2012: the Pope's trip to Cuba in March, the sixth Summit of the Americas in April, Mexico's elections in July, and Venezuela's upcoming elections in October. An appendix provides a listing of hearings in the 112th Congress focused on Latin America. For additional information and access to over 30 CRS reports on the region, see the CRS Issues in Focus webpage on "Latin America and the Caribbean."


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Latin America and the Caribbean: U.S. Policy and Key Issues for Congress in 2012  [Order No: R42360  Release Date: Aug 28,2012  Pages: 25]

Latin America and the Caribbean: U.S. Policy and Key Issues for Congress in 2012  [Order No: R42360  Release Date: Feb 14,2012  Pages: 21]