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Latin American Program in the News: "Uruguay in Talks to Receive 5 Guantanamo Prisoners"

Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about Uruguay's proposal to accept five Guantanamo prisoners.

Latin American Program in the News: Debilidad institucional vulnera guerra contra narcotráfico en Honduras

The Latin American Program was mentioned for its publication of "Organizaciones de Tráfico de drogas en Centroamérica: Transportistas, Carteles Mexicanos y Maras," which identified the nexus between the Sinaloa Cartel and criminal organizations within Honduras. (In Spanish)

Latin American Program in the News: Election strengthens Honduran military's hand

This article discusses the role that the Honduran military played in the election of National Party candidate, Juan Orlando Hernandez. Eric Olson discusses how the military has become a political actor and why the region is likely to become more militarized.

"Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" conference report available

As part of its ongoing effort to promote public discussion of key elements in the debate over security, sovereignity, and security, the Latin American Program organized the conference "Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance" to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy. This publication is the report from this conference.Download a .pdf of the publication.

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: "In Mexico, rails are risky crossing for a new wave of Central American migrants"

Eric Olson is featured in the Washington Post on the rise in migrants from Central America passing through Mexico.

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.

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