Latin America News

Now Accepting Intern Applications for Spring 2015 Semester

Oct 23, 2014
The Mexico Institute seeks two intern candidates for the Spring of 2015. Applications should be received no later than Friday, November 14, 2014. Please review full guidelines for application instructions. This is a paid internship.

Mexico's Involvement in UN Peacekeeping Operations

Oct 21, 2014
“Peña Nieto’s decision is neither unprecedented, nor does it assume commitments that had not been previously undertaken during the signing of the United Nations Charter in 1945.” Check out our latest infographic about Mexico's participation in UN peacekeeping operations.

Mexico in Peacekeeping Operations: A Late and Controversial Decision - The Expert Take

Oct 20, 2014
In a recent intervention at the general debate of the United Nations' General Assembly, President Peña Nieto unveiled a decision that had long been awaited by scholars working on Mexican foreign policy. In a cautious manner...he announced that Mexico would now participate in the United Nations' Peacekeeping Operations.

El Guatemalteco Eduardo Stein promete enderezar el “desmadre” en la OEA si llega a secretario general

Oct 19, 2014
This article highlights key points of The Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas' discussion on the future of the OAS at the Latin American Program event "The OAS Leadership Transition." This article is in Spanish.

ONU-UN SI PER IL VENEZUELA E UN NO PER LA TURCHIA

Oct 16, 2014
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted on Venezuela’s new position on the U.N. Security Council. This article is in Italian.

¿Cambiará Venezuela el balance de poder entre EE.UU. y Rusia en el Consejo de Seguridad?

Oct 16, 2014
Director of the Latin American Program Cynthia Arnson is quoted on Venezuela’s new position on the U.N. Security Council. This article is in Spanish.

Venezuela secures seat on U.N. Security Council; fireworks likely to ensue

Oct 16, 2014
In this article about Venezuela securing a seat on the U.N. Security Council, quotes Latin America Program Associate Director Eric Olson.

Eduardo Stein confirma que Cuba está invitada a Cumbre de las Américas

Oct 16, 2014
This article quotes The Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas on Cuba’s attendance in the upcoming Cumbre de las Americas. Cuba’s possible reinstatement into the OAS was one among several topics Dr. Stein Barillas discussed during the Latin American Program’s event “The OAS Leadership Transition." This article is in Spanish.

Candidate to lead OAS says Cuba shouldn't be excluded from regional summit

Oct 16, 2014
This article quotes remarks made by The Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas during the Latin American Program's event "Four Keys for Re-Launching the OAS".

Criminales, el Estado y el control del mercado de la marihuana

Oct 15, 2014
In this article, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses the recent trip a Colombian delegation took to Colorado to learn about the pros and cons of the legalization of marijuana. This article is in Spanish.

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