Latin America News

Las bandas criminales ¿Qué son y cómo debe responder el Estado?

Mar 16, 2015
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón writes about the priority of finding solutions to the problem of crime and growing insecurity. This article is in Spanish.

3 diplomatic hot spots: Iran, Venezuela and Cuba

Mar 16, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article on U.S. diplomatic relations with Venezuela.

Directora del Programa Latinoamericano del Wilson Center: "Las sanciones de EE.UU. a Venezuela han tenido un efecto contraproducente"

Mar 15, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is interviewed by La Tercera on the effects of the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela. This interview is in Spanish.
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Elections Preview: Political Fallout From Venezuela’s Economic Crisis

Mar 12, 2015
In this Context interview, Luis Vicente León provided insight into the nature of the problems surrounding the parliamentary elections in Venezuela and assesses the political fallout from the crisis in anticipation of the vote.

U.S. sanctions against Venezuela leaves country's lucrative oil industry untouched

Mar 11, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article on the growing tensions between the U.S. and Venezuela.

Startups cubanas de tecnología: “Las personas están ansiosas por trabajar”

Mar 11, 2015
The Director of the Latin American Program, Cynthia Arnson, is quoted in an article on U.S.-Cuba relations. This article is in Spanish.

U.S. sanctions against Venezuela leaves country's lucrative oil industry untouched

Mar 11, 2015
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in an article on the rising tensions between the United States and Venezuela.

Why Latin American governments don’t want to fight with Caracas

Mar 11, 2015
Latin America Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in an article on why Latin American governments have been reluctant to publicly criticize Venezuela's Maduro administration.

Mexico: The Unbearable Cost of Distrust

Mar 05, 2015
Trust is at the heart of Mexico's challenges today. In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses how public distrust, and its cost ramifications, not only makes Mexico poorer and less dynamic, but also hinders the capacity to tackle some of the country's key challenges.

Mexico's Energy Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for International Engagement in the Gulf of Mexico

Mar 04, 2015
On February 12, 2015, the Mexico Institute co-sponsored an event on Mexico's Energy Reform that took place at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The event focused primarily on the current status of the energy reform and the impacts on offshore production. Transboundary hydrocarbon issues such as exploration, production and spill response were also discussed during this all day conference.

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