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Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Drug Lord's Fate is Focus of Election Year Speculation

If Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, the world’s most wanted drug suspect, were to be captured before the Presidential elections, views of current President Calderón would be better, which would in turn help the PAN candidate.

Health Sector Reform in Costa Rica: Reinforcing a Public System

This paper explores the political processes of health sector reform in Costa Rica.

How Well Do You Understand the U.S.-Mexico Border?

In this Context interview, Wilson Center Vice President of Programs Andrew Selee discusses common misperceptions about the U.S.-Mexico border.

Mexico Institute Advisory Board Member Manuel Tamez interviews President Calderón on “Preguntale al Presidente” (In Spanish)

Manuel Tamez of Google-Mexico, a board member of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, facilitated a virtual town hall meeting with President Felipe Calderón.

La "nueva izquierda " en America Latina: Derechos humanos, participacion politica, y sociedad civil

This book explores the phenomenon of leftist governments in Latin America from the perspective of human rights and civic participation. Topics include accountability for past violations, new challenges in promoting human rights, political participation and civil state society, and social politics and civil society.

Central American Diplomats Urge Compassion in Child Migration Crisis

This article, which addresses the U.S. and Central American response to the crisis stemming from the recent wave of unaccompanied minors migrating to the United States, quotes Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson's remarks during the July 24, 2014 event "Migration of Central American Minors: Causes and Solutions."

Latin American Program in the News: Venezuela Stops Communication With U.S. Diplomat Roberta Jacobson

Director Cynthia J. Arnson weighs in on the troubled U.S.-Venezuelan diplomatic relationship and instability.

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.

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