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Content related to U.S. foreign policy with Mexico and countries in Central America and the Caribbean.

Epochs Of US Foreign Policy, Part Two
After early concentration on domestic issues, the United States embarked on an abortive attempt at imperialism.

Will The Obama-Castro Handshake Really Matter?
In the end, the handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro probably will not hasten any change between the U.S. and Cuba.

Barack And Raul: A Handshake

Fiftieth Anniversary of Cuban Missile Crisis
The release of Robert F. Kennedy documents coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Merida Initiative Targets Drug Trafficking
The Merida Initiative is a U.S. foreign policy effort with Mexico to combat drug trafficking in Central America.

The United States and Mexico, 1850-1920
Between 1850 and 1920, European powers tried to use Mexican enmity with the United States to gain foreign policy leverage in North America.

U.S. and Mexican Presidents Meet
U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met in early May 2013 in Mexico City. Among many of the topics to discussed were economic competitiveness and immigration reform.

The U.S. and Mexico, 1821-1850
In the first half of the 19th Century, foreign relations between the U.S. and Mexico were less than friendly as Mexico faced an expansionist United States.

U.S. And Mexico, 1920-1945
The Good Neighbor policies of Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt did much to counter a century of bad relations between the U.S. and Mexico.

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