Director Cynthia J. Arnson remarks on the important role that the United States has in peace-building initiatives in Latin America.
Latin American Program's Fall 2012 newsletter.
It is with great pleasure that the Latin American Program welcomes three new Scholars in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
Latin American Program in the News: Dialogue with the FARC should speed up to retain credibility (Santos’ brother)
In an event at the Wilson Center, Enrique Santos indicated that the FARC should move the peace dialogues along or they could lose credibility. (In Spanish)
The White House Office on National Drug Control Policy said that Colombia is no longer the largest producer of cocaine in the world. Peru and Bolivia produced more cocaine in 2011 than Colombia.
In November 2007, experts on energy convened to discuss the role of energy resources as an instrument of cooperation or conflict in South America. The report explores the effects of the political and economic policy decisions of important energy producers on other energy-dependent, Latin American states.
Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Mexican President Calderón and the three presidential candidates. The two governments work closely to fight the War on Drugs; Obama’s administration is hopeful that they will continue to work closely when a new President is elected.