Foreign Policy and International Relations

As Latin American countries find new options for political and economic insertion in a globalized world, patterns of international relations and U.S.-Latin American relations are changing. The Program is particularly focused on understanding of the region’s new commercial and political relationships with China, India, and other Asian countries.

Part II of The Latino Vote: Bad News for the Grand Old Party?

In our second installment, Alfonso Aguilar, Executive Director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, discusses challenges facing the Republican Party when it comes to increasing support from Latino voters.

Latin American Program in the News: Cynthia Arnson sobre El Salvador: La intensa polarización es un obstáculo a la lucha contra grupos criminales

This article features an interview with Cynthia Arnson about criminal groups in El Salvador. This article is in Spanish.

Police Reform in Peru

This publication summarizes a conference held in 2002 called "Peruvian Police Reform in Light of International Experiences." Approximately 400 members of the Peruvian National Police attended to hear perspectives of citizen security from other social, cultural, and geographic vantage points.

Taxation and Inequality in Latin America

Despite widespread economic growth and increasing social expenditures, Latin America remains one of the most unequal regions of the world. The region's highly regressive tax systems remain a huge hurdle to reducing poverty and inequality.

Winners of Journalism Fellowship Announced

We are pleased to announce this year's group of winners of the 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists. The fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct three weeks of reporting concerning hemispheric relations on an issue of importance to journalists' home countries, and works as an immersion program in the political culture of the U.S. capital.



Experts & Staff