About the Latin American Program

The Latin American Program and its institutes on Mexico and Brazil serve as a bridge between the United States and Latin America, providing a nonpartisan forum for experts from throughout the region and the world to discuss the most critical issues facing the Hemisphere.more

The Latest from the Latin American Program

Seguridad Ciudadana en México

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October 28, 2014 // 9:00am5:00pm
Taller sobre seguridad ciudadana en México organizado por el Woodrow Wilson Center, la Coorporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) y el Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. more

Can the U.S. Have Normal Diplomatic Relations with Cuba?

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March 02, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
Join us BY PHONE as three experts in the U.S. and Cuba discuss the results of these crucial talks and what might be done to put relations on a better path. more
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Event Summary: Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Planning, and the Private Sector in Colombia

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Mar 02, 2015
Summary and materials from the event, "Cambio Climatico y Planificacion Territorio: Casos de Estudio de Adaptacion en Politicas Urabanas y Sector Privado" in Bogota, Colombia. more
Webcast

How Marijuana Regulation is Affecting Public Attitudes in Uruguay and Elsewhere

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February 24, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
A discussion with three leading researchers from the Latin America Marijuana Research Initiative (LAMRI) who have just completed extensive field work and surveys about marijuana regulation in Uruguay. more

Mexico official: Police capture drug lord 'La Tuta' Gomez

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Feb 28, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article on the implications of the capture of one of Mexico's most prominent drug lords. more

Experts & Staff