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Paulo Sotero Marques Named New Director of Brazil Institute

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.

Organized Crime in Central America: The Northern Triangle

This publication attempts to create a better understanding of the nature, origins, and evolution of organized crime in Central America by examining the dynamics of organized crime in the three countries of the so-called Northern Triangle as well as the broader regional context that links these case studies.

Latin American Program in the News: "The US War on Drugs and its Legacy in Latin America"

Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the US war on drugs and the new approach the US needs to take in Latin America.

The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion

This publication examines the multiple causes leading to the expansion and diffusion of organized crime across Latin America and globally.

Mexico Institute in the News: Arizona missing out on rewards

The Arizona Republic criticizes the state’s government for failing to capitalize on the international business benefits offered by its border with Mexico. In comparison, Texas has exploited the benefits of the border and its exports to Mexico greatly eclipse those of Arizona.

Wilson Forum - Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.

Latin American Program in the News: Ahmadinejad's hug and the Future of Chavez's Alliance

Director Cynthia J. Arnson on the independence and dependency of regional countries on Venezuela.

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