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LACC’s flagship publication, Hemisphere, features articles from academics around the world who study Latin America and the Caribbean. Issues revolve around a central topic of contemporary relevance in the Americas, with an emphasis on the social sciences. Each issue includes feature articles, reports, book reviews, a photo essay and a bibliographic update. Hemisphere is designed to serve as a forum for new scholarship on Latin American and Caribbean issues.

Current Issue: Volume 25, Issue 1 (2016) The United States and Cuba after D17

With the D17 announcement, US-Cuba policies were suddenly and dramatically transformed after decades of stale and repetitive relations. Guest editor Jorge Duany, director of FIU’s famed Cuban Research Institute, invited a group of leading experts to examine the repercussions of the restoration of diplomatic ties and discuss the intractable obstacles to the full restoration of relations between the two countries. Although normalization of diplomatic relations and the prospect of change have produced an exciting time for scholarship and policy analysis, the conclusion fifteen months later is that rapproachement has been slower and more modest than expected.

Editorial Staff

Founding Editor
Anthony P. Maingot
Editor
Frank O. Mora
Guest Editor
Jorge Duany
Associate Editor
Liesl Picard
Copy Editor
Alisa Newman
Graphic Designer
Genesis Sikaffy
Production Manager
Yessenia Abolila