This year’s presidential election will be particularly interesting because of what is at stake. Mexico’s young democracy is at an important crossroads.
Goodman's paper discusses U.S. firearms trafficking to Mexico as well as the lesser known phenomenon of the illicit movement of U.S.-origin firearms to Guatemala.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson talks about Nicolas Maduro's recent comments and the effect on U.S. - Venezuela relations.
New Latin American Program Special Report Available for Download - Colombia's Peace Processes: Multiple Negotiations, Multiple Actors
Efforts to bring Colombia's long-runninginternal armed conflict to an end throughpolitical negotiations continued to face majorobstacles in 2006. This document reviews the major events in the peace process between Colombia's three main paramilitary groups (the FARC, the ELN, and the AUC) and the Colombian government.