Latin America News
Latin American Program in the News: Political Transition in Venezuela: Future Scenarios and the Implications for U.S. Policy
Mar 04, 2013
On February 25, 2013 the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center held a seminar on the current political situation in Venezuela.
Mar 01, 2013
Few relationships, if any, matter more to the United States than the one it shares with its southern neighbor. Mexico is a vital trading partner, a source of heritage for millions of Americans, a neighbor in an uncertain world, and a partner on numerous global challenges. In this CONTEXT interview, we explore this important relationship through the eyes of former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico.
Feb 22, 2013
Georgetown students talk about life as undocumented immigrants at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, on Feb. 21, 2013.
Feb 21, 2013
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has announced widespread changes to Mexico’s federal security forces. As these changes begin to take shape, we spoke with two of Mexico’s leading experts on police reform to discuss the current state of reform efforts and the issues that the Peña Nieto government must address.
Feb 13, 2013
Eric Olson and Christopher Wilson warn lawmakers against setting vague preconditions to “secure our border” before addressing immigration reform, which has sunk reform efforts in the past.
Feb 08, 2013
See what our staff, fellows, and scholars have been saying on key issues.
Feb 06, 2013
Associate Director Eric L. Olson gives The New York Times his views on the future of Mexico-U.S. relations.
Feb 04, 2013
Eric Olson remarks on the fine line that Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is walking in order to broaden Mexico's relationship with the United States beyond the sphere of counternarcotics.
Latin American Program in the News: Brother of President Santos says that the dialogue with the FARC ‘has to flow more’
Feb 01, 2013
Enrique Santos noted progress in the peace processes but stressed the need to keep up the pace. (In Spanish)
Latin American Program in the News: Enrique Santos expressed concern about the slow pace of the peace process
Feb 01, 2013
While discussing the peace process in a presentation at the Wilson Center, Enrique Santos noted that if more progress hasn’t been made by Semana Santa, it will send a negative message about the peace process to the Colombian and international communities. (In Spanish)