Latin America News

Book Review: "Plundered Nations? Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction"

Nov 18, 2011
In many resource rich countries, natural assets have not led to development. Plundered Nations?, edited by Paul Collier and Anthony Venables, lays out a series of decisions that need to be got “sufficiently right” for the depletion of natural assets to be converted into sustained development.

Follow the Money: Drug Crime, Money Laundering, and Regional Security in Central America

Nov 17, 2011
Newly elected President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina promised a crackdown on crime and drug-related violence but faces rampant corruption and one of the lowest tax bases in the hemisphere. An exclusive interview with former Guatemalan Vice President Eduardo Stein about the challenges ahead for his country and its President.

Intern with the Latin American Program

Nov 07, 2011
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks spring, summer, and fall interns with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on Latin American issues.
Celso Lafer

50 Years of Science in Brazil and Challenges Ahead

Nov 01, 2011
Three of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation's most prominent contributors talk about the future of Brazil's growing commitment to science and research.

Seven Ways Seven Billion People Affect the Planet

Oct 31, 2011
Seven billion people now live on earth, only a dozen years after global population hit six billion. But the seven billion milestone is not about sheer numbers: Demographic trends will significantly impact the planet’s resources and peoples’ security.

U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Portal

Sep 15, 2011
Information on the U.S.-Mexico security cooperation, including reports, policy briefs, key headlines and analysis.

U.S. Immigration Policy since 9/11: Understanding the Stalemate Over Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Aug 24, 2011
In a new MPI report, Marc Rosenblum examines the political landscape that emerged after 9/11, detailing legislative actions that resulted in new enforcement mandates and failed efforts to enact comprehensive immigration reform.

Convocatoria: Programa De Estancias De Investigacion Academica En Politicas Públicas

Jul 08, 2011
El Instituto México del Woodrow Wilson Center y el Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI) anuncian la apertura de la Convocatoria para el Programa De Estancias De Investigacion Academica En Politicas Públicas

Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program

Jul 08, 2011
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (COMEXI) are pleased to announce this year's Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program.

2009-2010 Annual Report

May 25, 2011
Take a look at the Brazil Institute's 2009-2010 Annual Report

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