Mexico Institute: March Highlights

Each month, the Mexico Institute will review and highlight the month’s activities and feature them here. Visitors will be able to watch the recap from our most recent events, browse our new publications, and read articles that feature key media appearances of the Mexico Institute staff.

New Latin American Program Special Report Available for Download - Latin America and the United States: The Future of the Relationship

This report explores key issues in the U.S.-Latin American relationship in the context of recent political and economic changes in the region. It is based on a conference co-sponsored by the Latin American Program of the Wilson Center, the Council of the Americas, and the Council of American Ambassadors.

It's tough to live without hope

Associate Director Eric L.Olson provides a quote on factors that have led to a steady increase in migration flows.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Updates Death Toll in Drug War to 47,515, but Critics Dispute the Data

The Mexican government released high death toll for drug war. The accuracy of these numbers is questioned.

Illegal Drugs, Economy, and Society in the Andes

Some countries develop illegal drug industries, and others do not. Discerning the distinguishing characteristics -- social, economic, and political -- of countries with these industries forms the subject of this sophisticated and humane study. Order this book from Johns Hopkins University Press.

Latin American Program in the News: Santos gana el Premio Wilson al servicio público

The Woodrow Wilson Center announces Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos as the winner of the Wilson Award for Public Service.

Latin American Program in the News: "Analysts see Luis Guillermo Solís as a sign that politics as usual is (almost) over in Costa Rica"

Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about what the results of the first round of the presidential elections in Costa Rica mean for politics in the country.


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