Lee Catherine Booker

Democratic Dividends: Globalization, Liberation, and Economic Revolution in Brazil

Starting Over: Brazil Since 1985 Albert Fishlow (Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2011), 236 pages. In Starting Over: Brazil Since 1985, Albert Fishlow examines the forces behind Brazil’s...

Encouraging Entrepreneurship: Brazil’s Bid in Latin America

William Hertz became an entrepreneur at thirteen years old because he wanted to help his friends learn how to make money. Since then, the twenty-something Brazilian has co-founded the international...

Virtual Villains: The Evolution of Transnational Organized Financial Crime

For nearly as long as there have been banks, there have been bank robbers. In U.S. heist history, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid made away with $70,000 from a train car in 1899;[i] and...

Cartel Corridor: The Move to Central America

Countering Criminal Violence in Central Michael Shifter (Council Special Report No. 64, Council on Foreign Relations, New York: 2012), 59 pages. In August 2012 a member of Los Zetas cartel, one of...