Dec 01, 2014
A paper based on Vito Tanzi's presentation at the August 28, 2014 LAP event, "Colombia: Hacia una nueva reforma tributaria," in Bogota, Colombia. more
Nov 30, 2014
This publication focuses on the rapidly expanding relations between Asian and Latin American countries, with chapters focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the region at large. more
This article quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the halted peace talks in Colombia following the guerrillas' seizure of a Colombian military general.
This New York Times article quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson on the recent breakdown of the Colombia peace process.
In this article, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses the recent breakdown of Colombia's peace process following the guerrillas' seizure of an army general . This article is in Spanish.
This article discusses the Latin American Program's October 16th event on the OAS Leadership transition, which featured the Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas.
December 02, 2014 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Launch of the Latin America and the Caribbean regional report of the World Bank ’s global “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.”
November 20, 2014 // 9:00am — 11:00am
November 06, 2014 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
The disappearance of 43 students after clashes with police in Iguala, Mexico has left Mexicans horrified and outraged, and has led to nationwide protests. Join us by phone for a discussion of these events, the response by the government and by society, and the impact on Mexico’s international image with two experts on the ground.
A paper based on Vito Tanzi's presentation at the August 28, 2014 LAP event, "Colombia: Hacia una nueva reforma tributaria," in Bogota, Colombia.
This publication focuses on the rapidly expanding relations between Asian and Latin American countries, with chapters focusing on Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the region at large.
Researchers from the United States and the state of São Paulo met at a FAPESP (Foundation for Research Support of the State of São Paulo) symposium in Washington, DC to present the latest findings from their studies of the Amazon. The “FAPESP-U.S. Collaborative Research on the Amazon” meeting was organized in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Brazil Institute of the Wilson Center. One of the featured speakers was noted biodiversity expert, Tom Lovejoy. We spoke with him about the state of the Amazon and efforts to preserve its endangered ecosystem.
After one round of voting in Brazil, the unpredictability factor in the race for the presidency remains intact. Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero, discusses the latest as incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves head toward a runoff vote on October 26th. A key for each campaign will be winning over supporters of Marina Silva, following her third place finish in round one of the voting. Sotero describes the factors and issues in play.
Hopes for Brazil’s burgeoning economy were high when the World Cup was awarded to the country in 2007. But now many Brazilians accuse the World Cup celebrations of draining $15 billion of Brazil’s resources into the international economy. Sports writer Dave Zirin and Paulo Sotero talk to Jeffrey Brown of PBS Newshour.
The Robert F. Erburu Professor of Ethics, Globalization and Development and Professor of International Relations Emeritus, University of Southern California (USC)
Consultor, Latin American Program del Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.