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U.S.-Central America Security Cooperation

Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson testified before the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control at the May 25, 2011 hearing "U.S.-Central America Security Cooperation." Her prepared remarks are here.

Colombia Tries Again: Can Peace Be Achieved This Time?

New rounds of negotiations are underway in Colombia between the government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC, Latin America’s oldest insurgency. What are the prospects for success this time around? To gain perspective on why the environment may be right for progress, we spoke with one of Colombia’s most accomplished journalists, Enrique Santos Calderón.

Latin American Program in the News: Is Colombia's conflict coming to an end?

Director Cynthia Arnson was invited onto Al-Jazeera to discuss the negotiations with FARC insurgents begun by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

Former President of Bolivia joins the Woodrow Wilson Center as a Public Policy Scholar

The Latin American Program is honored to host President Jorge Quiroga during his tenure at the Wilson Center.

6 Questions We Have About Gov. Rick Perry's Border Plan

Program Director Cynthia Arnson provides a quote on the root causes of the immigration crisis.

Brazil after Carnaval

Read the English translation of Valor Economico's review of the positive and negative opinions of Brazil in the media and the effects of these reports on the population itself, with quotes from Paulo Sotero.

Was $642 Million in U.S. Aid To Central America Over 2 Years Too Much Or Not Enough?

Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted in Fox News Latino about where she believes funding should be channeled.
Cynthia J. Arnson

Latin American Program in the News: Coca planting rises in Colombia, cocaine production falls

Colombia saw an increase from the previous year in the amount of coca planted in 2011 though the amount of cocaine produced fell.

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