Central America News

Surge continues but not as many Central American migrants reaching U.S.

Apr 22, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin America Program, is quoted on measures to slow illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America to the United States

JOH expuso en Washington bondades que Honduras ofrece en inversión y turismo

Apr 21, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event that will be hosted at the Center with the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández. This article is in Spanish.

Extensa agenda del Presidente hondureño en EE UU

Apr 20, 2015
This article details the schedule of President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras while he is in Washington, including his conversation at the Wilson Center. This article is in Spanish.

Illegal immigrant children surge across border at highest rate since last summer’s peak

Apr 06, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on the factors causing surges of illegal immigration into the United States.

Eric Olson's Testimony Before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Mar 25, 2015
Securing the Border: Understanding and Addressing the Root Causes of Central American Migration to the United States

Delegación salvadoreña expone en EEUU preocupación por Acuerdo Transpacífico

Feb 23, 2015
This article mentions how a delegation of officials and businessmen from El Salvador met with representatives from the Woodrow Wilson Center. This article is in Spanish.

President Obama Calls for $1 Billion for Central America

Feb 20, 2015
Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed by The Takeaway regarding President Obama's request for $1 billion to help Central America improve security, education and the economic health of the region.

Guatemala: un examen a vuelo de pájaro…

Feb 20, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

US drafts new assistance plan for Central America

Jan 26, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article on a new assistance plan to Central America.

State Department official: Real improvement in regional security requires ‘new approach’

Dec 17, 2014
This article reviews key discussion points made by panelists during the Latin American Program’s launch event on its recent report on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI).

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