Central America News

Latin American Program in the News: Maras y narcotráfico

Mar 20, 2014
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón authored this column on the nexus between Salvadoran gangs and drug trafficking. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: The Pan-American Post Daily News Briefing

Mar 20, 2014
The March 20, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Briefing references the article “Maras y narcotráfico" by Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón.

Latin American Program in the News: Guerrilla Leader's Rise To Power In El Salvador Not Expected To Alter Relations With U.S.

Mar 14, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the relationship between El Salvador and the U.S. in this article about the new El Salvadoran President and the alterations to U.S.-Salvadoran relations that his ascension may cause.

Latin American Program in the News: The Tragedy of Immigrant Children - Travelling Alone

Mar 11, 2014
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson was interviewed about children and organized crime in Central America.

Latin American Program in the News: Venezuela Ally Sanchez Ceren Seeks Presidency in Runoff

Mar 07, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the El Salvadoran presidential runoffs.

Latin American Program in the News: "Woodrow Wilson Center hará estudios sobre problema de las drogas en Guatemala"

Feb 18, 2014
This article describes plans for two upcoming Latin American Program studies, due to be published in May, coordinated by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. The article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "Se inicia con dos estudios sobre 'el problema de las drogas en Guatemala'"

Feb 18, 2014
The Foreign Ministry of Guatemala has announced that work will begin this week on two studies by Latin American Program scholars, coordinated by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "¿Por qué la izquierda se quedó fuera de la segunda vuelta en Costa Rica?"

Feb 04, 2014
In this discussion with Club de Prensa, Associate Director Eric L. Olson comments on the results of the first round of the Costa Rican presidential election and the implications for the second round.

Latin American Program in the News: "El Salvador Bond Yields Rise Most in Emerging Markets After Vote"

Feb 04, 2014
This article about an increase in El Salvador's benchmark borrowing costs in the wake of the first round of the election quotes Cynthia J. Arnson, Latin American Program Director, about the role of social programs in the election.

Latin American Program in the News: "Analysts see Luis Guillermo Solís as a sign that politics as usual is (almost) over in Costa Rica"

Feb 04, 2014
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about what the results of the first round of the presidential elections in Costa Rica mean for politics in the country.

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