Events

Latin American Program in the News: What did Chavez leave for Maduro

This article mentioned the Cynthia Arnson’s piece on Venezuela published on PBS. “The economy in Venezuela cannot afford anymore the government working as in the Chavez period. Maduro needs to make adjustments in economic policies, especially improving the productive efficiency in the Department of Petroleum,” starts the article in Chinese. (In Chinese)

Bridging the Conceptual Gap: Latin American Military Views of Democracy, Politics, and Policy

This article evaluates military views in Latin America on what constitutes a democracy, the nature of politics, the nature of the policy process, and the implementation of policy.

Latin American Program in the News: Ahmadinejad Meets With Chavez as Nuclear Talks in Moscow Falter

As the international community pressured Iran to cooperate in regard to its nuclear program, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad went to Venezuela to meet with Hugo Chavez.

Eric Olson Testified Before the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, joined a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs on examining and addressing the root causes behind the rise in apprehensions at the southern border

Políticas de Defensa: Desafíos Externos y Restricciones Internas

This report provides a summary of a conference held in Buenos Aires on September 26, 2002 which discussed possible courses of action for implementing policy that favors legality, constitutionality, respect for human rights, and respect for democracy.

Democratic Governance and Social Inequality

This volume examines the challenges that social inequities present to democratic governments. Its authors argue that issues of poverty and inequality – far from diminishing – are becoming even more important in the global environment. Bridging economic and political concerns, they consider the relationships between globalization, income and wealth inequality, and democratic governance.

Challenging Chávez: What to Expect From Sunday's Venezuelan Primary

For Venezuela’s historically divided opposition, which enters a key test of unity this weekend, one-upping Chávez in the hearts of voters will be vital to winning this fall’s presidential election. Luis Vicente León and William H. Luers, former U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela, gauge the current field of candidates and look ahead to October's general election.

Latin American Program in the News: "América Latina no prioriza recursos para la prevención de drogas"

In this interview, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón discusses what he considers a lack of focus on prevention in drug policies in Latin America. This article is in Spanish.

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