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Latin American Program in the News: "Rethinking the El Salvador Mara - Drug Trafficking Relationship"

Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón authored this article about the relationship between the maras in El Salvador and transnational drug trafficking. This article has been published in English and Spanish.

In the Lurch Between Government and Chaos: Unconsolidated Democracy in Mexico

To move forward, reforms must be ambitious. Simply reforming one institution in a sea of lawlessness leads nowhere; there must be a wide-ranging transformation of the political regime. Mexico's challenge is therefore to build modern, competent democratic institutions that are capable of engaging in good governance - only then will they be able to expand economic opportunity and restore economic growth.

La seguridad hemisférica: Una mirada desde el sur de las Américas

En este trabajo se presenta una reseña de una reunión en octubre de 2003 que buscó exponer las posiciones sobre la seguridad hemisférica de Argentina, Brasil y Chile, comparar los argumentos con expertos de Estados Unidos, México y Canadá, y plantear las prioridades de cada país hacia el futuro.

Call for Applications

The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the launch of a pilot program to bring five outstanding professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. to conduct two weeks of reporting on an issue of importance to their home countries concerning hemispheric relations.

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