In an interview with Voz de América, Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses the current situation in Venezuela. This interview is in Spanish.
Leading Latin American, U.S., and European authors explore the institutional and socioeconomic contexts that give rise to populism and show how disputes over its meaning are closely intertwined with debates over the meaning of democracy.
#64 Transnational Corporations and the Food Industry in Latin America: An Analysis of the Determinants of Investment and Divestment
Director Cynthia J. Arnson and Associate Director Eric Olson comment on internal rivalries between Central American nations regarding security-oriented foreign aid and the concern that has gripped the White House concerning the region's deterioration in security. This was also published in the Hufftington Post, the Daily Journal, The Examiner, ABC News, Yahoo Finance, The Guardian, TimesOnline, Caribbean Business, and many other media outlets.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announces that Brazilian journalist Paulo Sotero Marques will join the Center on September 18, 2006, as the director of the Brazil Institute.
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.