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Latin American Program in the News: The Pan-American Post News Briefing

The March 19, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Briefing references the Latin American Program's publication “The Political Economy of Progressive Tax Reform in Chile" and Chile's possible track to enact its most significant tax reform in decades.

Reform of the United Nations Security Council and the Role of Latin America

This bulletin summarizes a public meeting in Washington, DC on April 18, 2005 which was held to discuss potential reforms to the United Nations Security Council and the implications for Latin America.

Mercosur and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas available for download.

#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.

Peace Processes

The resolution of armed conflict through a peace process has been a focus of the Program’s work and continues to be an important area of study for understanding post-conflict democratic transitions and efforts in consolidation.

Latin American Program in the News: Chavez vs. Capriles: Stark choice for Venezuela's independent voters

Roberto Briceño-Leon, a professor at the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas and a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., says he sees these independents as a third, distinct electoral group, spanning all social sectors. Among the poor, who traditionally have supported Chávez, nonaligned voters outnumber either Chávez or opposition supporters, his survey found.

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