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Latin American Program in the News: Augusto Pinochet's Military Coup Observed In Chile 40 Years Later

This article reflects on the impact that the Chilean military coup, led by Augusto Pinochet, continues to have on Chilean society and its' political system 40 years later. Cynthia Arnson discusses the role the U.S. played in the coup and the impact is has had on the intelligence community.

Mexico Institute in the News: Arizona missing out on rewards

The Arizona Republic criticizes the state’s government for failing to capitalize on the international business benefits offered by its border with Mexico. In comparison, Texas has exploited the benefits of the border and its exports to Mexico greatly eclipse those of Arizona.

Latin American Program in the News: ¿Diálogo en Venezuela?

Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson was interviewed by NTN24 about the UNASUR mission to Venezuela and the possibility of dialogue in the country.

Latin American Program in the News: BID presentará último estudio Desarrollo en las Américas en seminario

This article references the launch of the IDB taxation study, "More than Revenue," hosted by the Wilson Center (in Spanish).

Latin American Program in the News: ¿Qué tanto sabe usted acerca de la marihuana? ¿Se atreve a tomar un test?

Latin American Program Scholar Juan Carlos Garzón Vergara authored this article on public knowledge of marijuana, published by Razonpublica.com. This article is in Spanish.

Mexico Institute in the News: 2011 Drug Violence Kills Nearly 13,000 in Mexico, New Figures Show

The rate of drug related killings continues to increase, though at a slower rate than in 2010.

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