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Latin American Program in the News: Crimen organizado en AL se sustenta en el Estado y es un negocio en expansión

The Latin American Program's publication "The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change" is cited in this article.

Strengthening Health Systems in North and Central America: What Role for Migration?

As the demographics, epidemiological profiles, and migration patterns of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and the United States change, there is rich opportunity to explore how the effective management of migration across these countries might help meet the demand for health care services. Using a comparative case study, this report looks at health care services and human resources in all five countries to identify constraints on health care capacity. Nursing personnel are the focus of the report.

Latin America Special Report: Colombia's Peace Processes

Efforts to bring Colombia's long-running internal armed conflict to an end through political negotiations continued to face major obstacles in 2006. This document reviews the major events in the peace process between Colombia's three main paramilitary groups (the FARC, the ELN, and the AUC) and the Colombian government.

Latin American Program in the News: "Otro ataque a la OEA"

Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the relationship between Venezuela and the Organization of American States, including the response to the current crisis in Venezuela. This article is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: Colombia exploring peace talks with FARC

The Colombian government says it has embarked on “exploratory talks” with rebel commanders to end one of the world’s oldest armed conflicts.

U.S. Drug Certification and the Search for a Multilateral Alternative

This bulletin summarizes a conference held on April 5, 2001 that discussed the utility of certification as a tool in the effort to reduce the flow of illegal narcotics and to evaluate the effect that drug certification has had on relations with other nations.

Latin American Program in the News: Military Role in Drug War at Stake in Honduras Presidential Vote

Eric Olson comments to Bloomberg on how Honduras' economic situation might be as worse as its security situation.

Latin American Program Announces Opening of the "Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America" Fellowship Competition

The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces the second competition for Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, with the goal of stimulating innovative work among relatively junior members of the academic profession and to focus attention on democracy in Latin America.

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