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The Rot Within: Security and Corruption in Latin America

Feb 04, 2014
An article in the Winter 2013 issue of the journal Social Research, written by former Fellow Mark Ungar, cites two Latin American Program publications on organized crime, one written by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón in 2008 and another edited by Garzón and Associate Director Eric Olson in 2013.

Latin American Program in the News: "¿Logrará Bachelet hacer la reforma educativa en Chile?"

Feb 04, 2014
Roberto Brodsky, a panelist at the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, was interviewed by Club de Prensa's Juan Carlos Iragorri and Muni Jensen about the prospects for education reform in Chile.

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.

Latin American Program in the News: "Presidential Elections in El Salvador and Costa Rica Are Headed for Runoffs"

Feb 04, 2014
Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about the recent presidential elections in El Salvador and Costa Rica.

Latin American Program in the News: "América Latina vota por su futuro"

Feb 03, 2014
Following the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, speakers Cristina Eguizábal, Manuel Torres y Rafael Piñeiro participated in this discussion with Club de Prensa's Julio Marenco. This interview is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "Colombia: unas elecciones de bostezo"

Feb 03, 2014
In this interview with Club de Prensa's Juan Carlos Iragorri, Mauricio Vargas, who spoke at the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, discusses the upcoming elections in Colombia. This interview is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "El Salvador y Costa Rica van a segunda vuelta electoral"

Feb 03, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in BBC Mundo's coverage of the 2014 presidential elections in Costa Rica and El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: "Pandillas y narcos atrapan a El Salvador"

Feb 03, 2014
This article about crime in El Salvador includes an interview with Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson and refers to the Latin American Program publication "¿A dónde vamos? Análisis de políticas públicas de seguridad ciudadana en América Latina". This article is in Spanish.

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