June 01, 2012 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
On Friday, June 1, The Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute convene a panel of experts to discuss regional relations in South America.
May 30, 2012 // 8:45am — 12:45pm
On May 30, 2012, the Latin American Program had an event on citizen security in Venezuela.
May 01, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:30am
Efforts to strengthen the rule of law and reform judicial systems have been underway in Latin America for well over 25 years. What has been learned so far? What are opportunities and obstacles to produce change?
April 26, 2012 // 6:00pm — April 27, 2012 // 5:00pm
Un seminario regional con los siguientes paneles: "Experiencias de reforma y estrategias de gobierno de la seguridad," "Políticas de seguridad democrática: zonas en tensión," y "La reforma policial y la investigación de redes de ilegalidad y criminalidad compleja."
April 24, 2012 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Latin America has weathered the worldwide recession admirably, and trade and investment ties are becoming stronger, OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza said in a recap of last week's Summit of the Americas.
April 19, 2012 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and INCAE Business School, along with their supporting partners The World Bank, the U.S. Department of State, and the Central American Private Sector Initiative (CAPSI) will sponsor a presentation of Reducing Murder Rates in Central America: Searching for Practical Solutions. This event will take place at the World Bank.
March 29, 2012 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Secretary Fernando Carrera discussed recent proposals made by Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina regarding drug legalization.
March 23, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:30am
General Douglas Fraser discusses international efforts to tackle the complex challenge of organized crime and restore citizen security in Central and South America.
February 21, 2012 // 5:00pm — February 22, 2012 // 8:45pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Latin America Program, Institute of Legal Defense, and the Corporation of Andean Development hosted an event in Lima, Peru on laws, sentencing, and prisons to discuss what helps or doesn’t help citizen security in the Andean region.
February 02, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:00am
On Sunday, February 12, 2012, Venezuela held a primary election aimed at defining a single candidate to oppose President Hugo Chávez in presidential elections scheduled for October 7. In a rare showing of unity, opposition parties have agreed to select a single candidate to challenge President Chávez in the October elections, hoping to end more than a decade of his control of the presidency.