Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson was interviewed on Foro Interamericano, a segment by Voz de América, about the Colombian elections. This interview is in Spanish.
Manufacturing in the United States, Mexico, and Central America: Implications for Competitiveness and Migration
The economies of Mexico, and to a lesser extent, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, have benefited from aggressive manufacturing-attraction strategies. At the same time, the achievements of the maquiladora development strategy have masked important flaws that threaten to stymie the promise of even greater economic growth.
The Wilson Center’s Latin American Program and WOLA will present a panel of experts addressing new responses to the challenges of organized crime and violence, including drug trafficking.
In their paper, Maynor Cabrera and Aaron Schneider argue that taxation is a clear indicator of state capacity, and Guatemala’s challenges collecting tax revenue point to the country’s institutional and structural weaknesses.
This book aims to provide academics, policymakers, NGOs and the media in Cuba, Latin America and North America, with a better understanding of the changes in Cuban civil society since the collapse of the Soviet Union and their implications in the areas of research, academic and literary production, and public policy.
Cynthia Arnson commented on the U.S.-Latin America relations with the occasion of the OAS (Organization of American States) summit in Guatemala. [in Spanish]