Latin American Program in the News: BID presentará último estudio Desarrollo en las Américas en seminario
This article featured the event “More than Revenue: Taxation as a Development Tool.” The new report on Development in the Americas is going to be presented at the Wilson Center next week. (In Spanish)
Lead Article: Paths to Regional Integration - The Case of Mercosur
Associate Program Director Eric L.Olson is quoted about the extent to which money will be used efficiently in the U.S. plan to deter unaccompanied minors from continuing to enter the U.S.
Latin American Program in the News: "Estado, criminales y post-conflicto: las claves del futuro de la violencia en Colombia"
In this article for razonpublica.com, Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón argues that international experience shows that the relationship between the state and illegal economic activity is key for post-conflict success under a peace agreement. This article is in Spanish.
Until recently, the outflow of Mexicans to the United States dominated the attention of Mexican politicians, policymakers, and migration researchers, but public attention has shifted in recent years to the phenomenon of transit migration. Over the past two decades, Mexico has increasingly become a destination for Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States; many remain in Mexico for extended periods and, in some cases, settle permanently.
An article in the Winter 2013 issue of the journal Social Research, written by former Fellow Mark Ungar, cites two Latin American Program publications on organized crime, one written by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón in 2008 and another edited by Garzón and Associate Director Eric Olson in 2013.