U.S. diplomacy in Latin America
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U.S. diplomacy in Latin America hearing before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, July 27, 2005. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Economic assistance, American -- Latin America.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.,
  • Latin America -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-

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Other titlesUS diplomacy in Latin America.
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Paginationiii, 57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
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Open LibraryOL17726285M
ISBN 100160759439

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