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Latin American Program in the News: What Does El Salvador's Homicide Distribution Say About the Gang Truce? and How to Strengthen the Fragile Gang Truce in El Salvador

Juan Carlos Garzón authored a two-part series in InSight Crime about the geographical distribution of El Salvador's violence since the gang truce in March 2012.

New e-Update Series is Launched

The Electronic Update on the Americas series, a new initiative launched by the Latin American Program, provides easier access to timely information about issues related to Latin America. The new e-Update bulletins will be available to a wider audience, will be disseminated more quickly, and will be accessible in the future via the Latin American Program website. View our first bulletin in our Publications section.

Políticas de Defensa: Desafíos Externos y Restricciones Internas

This report discussed the debate about the systems of defense in the region at the conference held on September 26, 2002 in Buenos Aires as part of the project "Creating Community in the Americas."

Beyond Imagined Communities: Reading and Writing the Nation in Nineteenth-Century Latin America

In Beyond Imagined Communities four historians examine social situations and four critics examine production of cultural objects, showing how more diverse cultural influences shaped Latin American nationalism. Order this book from Johns Hopkins University Press.

Latin American Program in the News: Free-market solution to America's immigration dilemma

Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the United State's role in rebuilding El Salvador.

Mexico Institute in the News: Drug-Related Violence Soars in Mexico

Violence in Mexico continues to increase and spread as the drug war in Mexico continues.

Latin American Program in the News: "Who is Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López?"

This article about Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López quotes Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson talking about López's political views.

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