Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, ousted in a 2009 coup, rejected official election results showing his wife, Xiomara Castro, losing the presidential vote with more than half the precincts reporting.
Latin American Program in the News: "Salvadorans in U.S. Get a Chance to Vote for Their Top Leader Back Home for First Time"
In this article about the 2014 presidential election in El Salvador (held February 2, 2014), Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses the likely results.
#96 The Commonwealth of Caribbean Countries, Diplomatic Decolonization and Relocation: Relations with Hemispheric Middle Powers
Latin American Program in the News: Piñera y Obama estrechan relación bilateral y acuerdan rumbo al TPP
This article quotes Cynthia Arnson’s comments on the Chile-U.S. relationship are quoted in this article. Arnson said that the cooperation between both countries won’t be limited to commerce, and that “other sectors involved in the bilateral relations will be education, science and technology”. This article is in Spanish
Mexico Institute in the News: With Stake in Stability, Businesses in Mexico Help City Shaken by Violence
Three Mexico Institute Board Members were featured in a New York Times story highlighting the commitment of the business community in Monterrey, Mexico to help recruit vetted police forces, build confidence in state law enforcement institutions, and ensure stability and safety in Mexico’s industrial capital.
Associate Program Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in The Washington Post about how the lack of security on the freight trains, known as "The Beast", is one of the most obvious issues that must be tackled in order to enforce Mexico's role as a transit country.
The Latin American Program convened the seminar "Understanding Populism and Political Participation" to examine new forms of political participation and state-civil society interaction in Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. This bulletin contains the observations of three distinguished analysts of Nicaraguan politics.
Read the latest Latin American Program Newsletter, Noticias Winter 2013