Cynthia Arnson's talk with Whyy radio show: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on current events in Latin America.
#14 in our Reports on the Americas series. The book is a summary and examination of negotiations aimed at the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, with special attention to the positions of Mercosur countries. The volume was completed with financial support from the Tinker Foundation and the GE Foundation. Download a copy from our Wilson Center Reports on the Americas webpage.
Latin American Program in the News: Researchers Examine Nurse Migration In North, Central America As Way To Strengthen Health Systems
This article features the new report convened by the Latin American Program at the Wilson Center and the Migration Policy Institute (MPI). The report explores the international phenomenon of nurse migration as well as analyzes the health care sector in the countries involved.
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan published this article in the Financial Times’ blog Beyond BRICS. Kurtz-Phelan talked about the rising importance of the emerging countries at a global scale. This article is based on a longer article to be published in the Spring 2013 Americas Quarterly, titled Latin America Goes Global.
Eric L. Olson comments on the connection between easy access to weapons in the US and the use of these weapons for violence in Mexico.
The book's authors collaborate to put forth an analysis of North American national defense policies and their implications on transnational and border security. Issues of migration and organized crime are touched upon, providing readers with an greater, in-depth understanding of security problems faced by the region as a whole.
Rousseff Offers Closer Economic Ties, Reflecting Nation's Bid for Greater Regional Leadership; Human Rights Remain Issue