Events

Latin American Program in the News: "Presidential Elections in El Salvador and Costa Rica Are Headed for Runoffs"

Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about the recent presidential elections in El Salvador and Costa Rica.

The Role of the Media in the Consolidation of Democracy

This report summarizes a November 2004 conference co-sponsored by the Organization of American States that discussed the role the media plays in the consolidation of democracy.

Noticias - Fall 2007

Latin America: Integration or Fragmentation?, The Global Dynamics of Biofuels, The United States and Mexico: Strategic Partners or Distant Neighbors?, and more!

Winners of Journalism Fellowship Announced

We are pleased to announce this year's group of winners of the 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center-Washington Post Fellowship for Latin American Journalists. The fellowship provides an opportunity to conduct three weeks of reporting concerning hemispheric relations on an issue of importance to journalists' home countries, and works as an immersion program in the political culture of the U.S. capital.

Latin American Program in the News: Augusto Pinochet's Military Coup Observed In Chile 40 Years Later

This article reflects on the impact that the Chilean military coup, led by Augusto Pinochet, continues to have on Chilean society and its' political system 40 years later. Cynthia Arnson discusses the role the U.S. played in the coup and the impact is has had on the intelligence community.

Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in the Americas: Major Trends in the Twenty-First Century

In this new publication, Bruce Bagley examines adaptations and trends in the illicit drug economy over the last several decades.

Latin American Program in the News: BID presentará último estudio Desarrollo en las Américas en seminario

This article references the launch of the IDB taxation study, "More than Revenue," hosted by the Wilson Center (in Spanish).

Central American governments struggle to resettle children

Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson is quoted in this article about the challenges of resettling unaccompanied minors who may be deported from the U.S. to Central America.

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