Lesson 9

February 10, 2015 at 3:37 pm  •  Posted in s15-econ491 by  •  0 Comments

Tue, Feb 10


  • El Consorcio Centroamericano de Desarrollo Económico Regional Policy Recommendations
    • Drug Policy: consensus on marijuana legalization?
      • 8 countries propose legalization of marijuana
      • El Salvador proposes to legalize Cocaine only (pero El Salvador era un poco loco)
      • Mexico proposes to keep drug policy “in sync” with USA
    • No consensus on immigration/border/law enforcement.
  • Geography of Mexico, Central America & Caribbean
  • Submit Research Topic Idea(s)


  • Theme change: South America, Mining and Codelco (instead of Energy & Petrobras)
  • Geography of South America
    • Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
    • Key Cities: Buenos Aires, La Paz, Brasilia, Santiago, Bogota, Quito, Lima, Caracas, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
    • Regions/Landmarks: Andes Mountains, Amazon River, Machu Picchu
  • South of the Border documentary


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