Events

The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion

This publication examines the multiple causes leading to the expansion and diffusion of organized crime across Latin America and globally.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Drug Lord's Fate is Focus of Election Year Speculation

If Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, the world’s most wanted drug suspect, were to be captured before the Presidential elections, views of current President Calderón would be better, which would in turn help the PAN candidate.

Hemispheric Collective Security in the Post Cold War Era

The papers in this work result from the seminar "New Security Issues in Latin America" in October 2001. They explore the challenges facing Latin America in the post-Cold War era and address the need for the U.S. to overcome the temptation of unilateralism.

Wilson Forum - Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.

Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Manuel Tamez interviews President Calderón on “Preguntale al Presidente” (In Spanish)

Manuel Tamez of Google-Mexico, a board member of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, facilitated a virtual town hall meeting with President Felipe Calderón.

Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows Featured in Newspaper

The Washington Post is featuring articles about Latin America by the 2009 class of Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellows. The program brings professional journalists from Latin America to Washington for a three-week exchange of dialogue and professional development.

The Peace Process in Colombia with the Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia-AUC

In July 2003, the government of President Álvaro Uribe took the unprecedented step of opening formal peace talks with the AUC. This publication is the collection of papers that resulted from a conference hosted by the Wilson Center to explore key issues in the Government-AUC peace talks, the prospects for an eventual negotiated settlement, and the key challenges ahead.

Will US sanctions offer Venezuela's Maduro a helping hand?

Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the US imposed visa bans on 20 Venezuelan officials, citing alleged human rights abuses. The timing of the sanctions could strengthen Maduro's anti-US credentials.

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