Events

A Review of "My Country: Insights to Understand and Change Mexico"

Eric L. Olson, Senior Associate at the Mexico institute, has reviewed Denise Dresser's book titled "My Country: Insights to Understand and Change Mexico". The review appears on page 10 of the recent issue of 'Americas Quarterly' for winter the of 2012.

Drug gang violence: Very bad things are happening in Honduras

This article on drug-related gang violence in Honduras and the region quotes Eric Olson.

Armies in Times of Peace: The Division of Labor Between Armed Forces and Police

This publication examines the lack of a common definition of security and addresses the division of labor between the armed forces and the national police corps in small- and medium-sized countries.

Latin American Program in the News: Obama da un vuelco comercial a su relación con América Latina

Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the deepening economic relations between the United States and Latin America, a region that is being seen by Washington as a vital economic partner instead of its natural "backyard." (In Spanish)

Latin American Program in the News: Chavez and rival urged to lower tensions ahead of election

The Carter Center has acted an observer in past Venezuelan elections but will not do so this time.

Citizenship in Latin America

Is democracy in Latin America in trouble, as many now argue? Or is the increasingly overt political participation of both "average" and marginalized citizens evidence to the contrary? This important collection focuses on citizenship to shed light on the dynamics and obstacles that the region's democracy's now face. Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers.

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