Central America News

Central American leaders want Washington's help with immigration crisis

Jul 24, 2014
Associate Director Eric Olson is quoted in The Washington Post about how new requests for aid will likely be greeted with skepticism.

Was $642 Million in U.S. Aid To Central America Over 2 Years Too Much Or Not Enough?

Jul 23, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in Fox News Latino about where she believes funding should be channeled.

6 Questions We Have About Gov. Rick Perry's Border Plan

Jul 23, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a quote on the root causes of the immigration crisis.

Expert: To stop immigration flood, US must help Central Americ

Jul 22, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in this article about role the U.S. has in helping Central American migrants.

Cynthia Arnson on the unaccompanied minors crisis.

Jul 22, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides an interview with KTAR on the unaccompanied minors crisis.

A Central American expert explains the root causes of the migrant crisis

Jul 21, 2014
Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed on Vox and provides insight on the root causes of the migrant crisis.

What the U.S. Should Do in Central America to Stem the Tide

Jul 18, 2014
Why are we still experiencing the kinds of migration and dysfunctional state institutions that we’ve been trying to fix since the 1980s? According to Cynthia Arnson and Eric Olson who each testified before the Senate this week, to be successful, the United States must address the most important drivers of this flow and focus on improving the quality of democratic governance, citizen security, and inclusive development in Central America.

Cynthia J. Arnson Testifies Before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Jul 17, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss the crisis in Central America and what's driving the exodus of unaccompanied minors.

U.S. Lawmakers Probe Root Causes of Border Crisis

Jul 16, 2014
Associate Director Eric L. Olson's comments at a Congressional hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee are quoted in this article.

Eric Olson Testified Before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Jul 15, 2014
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs on examining and addressing the root causes behind the rise in apprehensions at the southern border

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