Latin America News

Deportation of former Salvadoran general accused of human rights' abuses delayed

Apr 01, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on the deportation of General Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova from the United States.
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Event Summary: Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Planning, and the Private Sector in Colombia

Mar 31, 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.

Mexico's Prison Reform

Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates prison reform within Mexico's criminal justice system.

Inmate Experiences in Mexican Prisons

Mar 31, 2015
In this infographic, the Mexico Institute illustrates inmates' experiences with the criminal justice system in Mexico.

¿Por qué Felipe González defiende la oposición en Venezuela?

Mar 28, 2015
Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in Colombia’s lead news weekly, Semana, on the importance of former Spanish Prime Minister Felipe González’s defense of political prisoners in Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

IDB creates new institution for private sector operations

Mar 27, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on the Inter-American Development Bank’s consolidation of private sector operations.

Event Recap: Investing in Education Roundtable Discussion

Mar 27, 2015
This article summarizes a recent consultation on education strategies in Latin America co-sponsored by the Latin American Program.
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U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue: A Progress Report

Mar 26, 2015
The U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue was launched in 2013 by President Barack Obama and President Enrique Peña Nieto. It is intended to provide a strategic vision for cooperation between the two countries that moves the discussion about the border beyond security issues by unleashing still untapped economic potential between the two neighbors. We spoke with Chris Wilson to check in on how the plan is progressing. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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

Regulatory Agencies in the Mexican Energy Sector

Mar 23, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute explains changes in the regulation of the energy sector due to the recent energy reforms.

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