Breakfast Briefing on the direction of United States' citizenship policy
The Carnegie Economic Reform Network met for the first time on February 27-28. During that meeting, CERN conducted a discussion on "Latin America in the Wake of the Asia Crisis: Lessons from and for Asia." In that context, participants in the meeting put forward ideas about how domestic and international policies might be improved to cope with the volatility of international capital flows.
History has shown the consequences for Florida when it fails to engage the Caribbean region. Today, Florida has an opportunity to benefit from increased trade and to contribute to humanitarian access in the region.
Breakfast Briefing on US immigration policy after NAFTA
Breakfast briefing with the commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service
Breakfast briefing on integration of immigrants into US society
Papers presented at an October 1992 conference form the basis of the chapters in this book, although some were commissioned after the conference. Topics include the decline of Venezuelan exceptionalism, political parties and the Democratic crisis, popular opinion, civil- military relations, the Venezuelan private sector, social policy, and constitutional reform.
Weakened public institutions, military reform, and public opinion in the face of rapid change have opened the door for corruption, inequitable distribution of burdens, and political instability in South America. Countries in the region are facing painful and sometimes dangerous reform.