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The Role of the Media in the Consolidation of Democracy

This report summarizes a November 2004 conference co-sponsored by the Organization of American States that discussed the role the media plays in the consolidation of democracy.

What Does Kerry Need From His First Mexico Trip? Momentum

Despite so many domestic politics mixed into this meeting, international relationship is key, write Christopher Wilson and Duncan Wood on Kerry's first trip to Mexico.

Mexico Institute in the News: Wilson Center Proposes Hyper-Focused Mexico Crime Strategy

Mexico may make serious headway in its fight against organized crime by designating one criminal group as the "most violent," and then focusing most of the government's resources against them, according to a new report by the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Latin American Program in the News: "Se inicia con dos estudios sobre 'el problema de las drogas en Guatemala'"

The Foreign Ministry of Guatemala has announced that work will begin this week on two studies by Latin American Program scholars, coordinated by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón. This article is in Spanish.

A Shared Responsibility— Citizen Security and Counter-Narcotics Initiatives in the Americas

Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Global Narcotics Affairs at the March 31 hearing "A Shared Responsibility— Citizen Security and Counter-Narcotics Initiatives in the Americas." Her prepared remarks are here.

Latin American Program in the News: Santos será Premiado por el Centro Wilson en EE. UU.

The Woodrow Wilson Center selects Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos as the winner of the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.

Latin American Program in the News: 'Una agenda sin fechas límite es fatal'

Cynthia Arnson was interviewed by ElEspectador.com about the ongoing peace negotiations in Colombia and President Juan Manuel Santos' role in the process. President Santos was recently awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. This article is in Spanish.

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