Events

Colombia’s Election: A Referendum on the Peace Process

"More than just a clash of candidates and parties, the election is fundamentally a referendum on how to end Colombia’s fifty-year, internal armed conflict, the longest running in Latin America and undoubtedly one of the oldest in the world," writes Cynthia Arnson.

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

Latin American Program in the News: VOA - “Venezuela vive una semana crucial en medio de incertidumbres”

Cynthia Arnson expounded briefly upon the nebulous political situation within Venezuela due to Hugo Chávez's absence and the ambiguity of the country's Constitution. (In Spanish)

RESPUESTA AL ESTUDIO “COLOMBIA: ÉXITOS Y LEYENDAS DE LOS “MODELOS” DE SEGURIDAD CIUDADANA: LOS CASOS DE BOGOTÁ Y MEDELLÍN"

Hugo Acevedo Velásquez, former Sub-secretary for Security and Cohabitation in Bogotá, Colombia, responds to a chapter on one of our latest publications, ¿A Dónde Vamos?

Latin American Program in the News: The trajectory of populism in Latin America

Prashanth Perumal of Mint reviews recent publication, "Latin American Populism in the Twenty-First Century", a collection of papers edited by Cynthia Arnson and Carlos de la Torre. He says the publication offers not just a well-rounded survey of the nature and dynamics of political populism in Latin America, but also the ideological undercurrents at work.

Latin American Program in the News: Close Relations Between the United States, Latin America, and Asia form a "New Triangle"

This article highlights last week’s event at the Wilson Center, “Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century.” This article is in Chinese.

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