Governance and Security in Haiti: Can the International Community Make a Difference?

This publication is a summary of a meeting held on January 9, 2007 to discuss the role of the international community in addressing Haiti’s governance, security, and development challenges.

Latin American Program in the News: How Bogota's trash trouble became a national crisis

Cynthia Arnson comments on the removal of Gustavo Petro, Bogota's mayor and a former M-19 guerrillero, and how it could undermine general trust in the political system as a democratic arena for conflict resolution and political participation by leftist parties.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico’s Election Draws Eyes From Across Border

Politicians and economists in Texas observe presidential race in Mexico to how their relations may change with a new President.

In the Wake of War: Democratization and Internal Armed Conflict in Latin America

In the Wake of War assesses the consequences of civil war for democratization in Latin America, focusing on questions of state capacity. Contributors focus on seven countries—Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Peru—where state weakness fostered conflict and the task of state reconstruction presents multiple challenges.

Latin American Program in the News: What's Happening in Latin America

Cynthia Arnson's talk with Whyy radio show: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on current events in Latin America.


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