Latin American Politics http://publicradiotulsa.org en Diana Negroponte of The Brookings Institution on How Brazil and Mexico Are Confronting Globalization http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/diana-negroponte-brookings-institution-how-brazil-and-mexico-are-confronting-globalization <p>On this edition of our show, we are talking about Latin America's two largest economies, those of Mexico and Brazil. Each has experienced much of the turbulence or strife that goes hand in hand, it seems, with globalization --- but each has also enjoyed many of the benefits of this ongoing, open-ended worldwide phenomenon. Our guest today on ST is an expert on such; Dr. Diana Negroponte is a nonresident senior fellow with the Latin America Initiative under the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:48:02 +0000 Rich Fisher 56168 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Diana Negroponte of The Brookings Institution on How Brazil and Mexico Are Confronting Globalization "Mexico's Elections and the War on Drugs" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/mexicos-elections-and-war-drugs <p>In July, Mexican voters will elect a new president. Although it&#39;s not getting much coverage here in the States --- where we, of course, have our own upcoming nationwide election to fixate upon --- the electoral race now happening in Mexico is a fiercely contested one. And one key issue in that race is whether the government should continue President Calderon&#39;s so-called &quot;war on drugs&quot; --- an issue that could have profound consequences for the U.S. On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Dr. Richard L. Mon, 14 May 2012 21:01:28 +0000 Rich Fisher 18672 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Mexico's Elections and the War on Drugs"