The Latin American Program marked the 25th anniversary of its Transitions from Authoritarian Rule initiative while launching a new comparative project to study the progress of emerging democracies around the globe.
This article on organized crime groups in Central America extensively cites the Latin America Program’s report, “The Criminal Diaspora,” edited by Juan Carlos Garzón and Eric Olson. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: Support, But Some Disappointment, as Obama Heads to Americas Summit
President Obama travels to Colombia for the Sixth Summit of the Americas. Our experts discuss Obama's leadership in the region and possible topics to be covered at the Summit.
While the Zetas now have control in more territory, their power still may not be as strong as the Sinaloa Cartel.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson was interviewed on the importance of the Obama’s trip to Central America by La Voz de América.