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Canadian Border Travel Restrictions Have Created Temporary Business Opportunities for US Transportation Companies, But When and How Will the Border Open up Again?

By: Daniel DeWitt, 2L Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S.-Canada border has been closed to non-essential travel for more than a year. Since March of 2020, the border has been shut down and extended on a month-by-month basis, now through May 2021. The restrictions have made it difficult and costly for Canadians to return home […]

The Caribbean island nation of Puerto Rico might soon have a real chance at statehood

By: Alexa Garcia, 2L Congress is currently considering two bills that involve Puerto Rican statehood: the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act and the Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act of 2021. The Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act was proposed by Florida Representative Darren Soto (D) and Puerto Rico’s nonvoting Representative Jenniffer González Colón (R). The bill consists of a […]

Arbitrating Telecommunications Disputes in Latin America: A Strategic Sector in a Complex Region

By: Edgar Bustamante 1.              Introduction In the first section, I will refer to the regional developments and historical data about telecommunications infrastructure in Latin America. Secondly, I will establish the background of telecommunications in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the political and economic transformations that developed in the region during those years. I will […]

Startup B2B Conflicts: Arbitration of Technology Sector Disputes in Latin America

By: Thaís Amaral Dourado 1.              Introduction Startups are not only about interplanetary trips and video game engineering.  Well, they are about it too.  These projects are precisely what the American unicorn startup companies SpaceX and Epic Games have been working on. SpaceX was valued at US$33.3 billion in 2019[1] and Epic Games at almost US$15 […]