POLS 356. Latin America and the United States

This course examines contemporary issues in United States-Latin American relations, placing them in the larger context of U.S. dominance in the region. Topics to be explored include the causes and consequences of Central American and Mexican immigration, free trade, the Andean region and drug trafficking (with a focus on the recent Plan Colombia), and security issues related to the Cuban revolution and the Panama Canal.
Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3