The Electronic Update on the Americas series, a new initiative launched by the Latin American Program, provides easier access to timely information about issues related to Latin America. The new e-Update bulletins will be available to a wider audience, will be disseminated more quickly, and will be accessible in the future via the Latin American Program website. View our first bulletin in our Publications section.
Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson was quoted in this article about instability in Venezuela and the ongoing crisis.
This article on new markets providing options for the drug economy quotes key findings from our recent publication, The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion. This article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: Political Transition in Venezuela: Future Scenarios and the Implications for U.S. Policy
On February 25, 2013 the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center held a seminar on the current political situation in Venezuela.
Mexico's 2006 Elections, Comparative Peace Processes in Latin America, Latin America and the United States: The Future of the Relationship, International Trade and Biotechnology in Brazil, and more!
Cynthia Arnson comments on the removal of Gustavo Petro, Bogota's mayor and a former M-19 guerrillero, and how it could undermine general trust in the political system as a democratic arena for conflict resolution and political participation by leftist parties.
Director Cynthia J. Arnson discusses the challenges that face multilateral attempts at greater integration between the United States and Central America, citing corruption, inept institutions and weak democracies as major concerns. This also appeared in The Sacramento Bee, Chicago Tribune, Technology News, TMC News, Aberdeen News and in many other media outlets.
Rousseff Offers Closer Economic Ties, Reflecting Nation's Bid for Greater Regional Leadership; Human Rights Remain Issue