Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Venezuela, leaving three people shot to death and many injured.
The February 6, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Brief references the Latin American Program's publication “One Goal, Two Struggles: Confronting Crime and Violence in Mexico and Colombia" and the comparison of security lessons from both countries.
An article in the Winter 2013 issue of the journal Social Research, written by former Fellow Mark Ungar, cites two Latin American Program publications on organized crime, one written by Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón in 2008 and another edited by Garzón and Associate Director Eric Olson in 2013.
Roberto Brodsky, a panelist at the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, was interviewed by Club de Prensa's Juan Carlos Iragorri and Muni Jensen about the prospects for education reform in Chile.
Latin American Program in the News: "¿Por qué la izquierda se quedó fuera de la segunda vuelta en Costa Rica?"Feb 04, 2014
In this discussion with Club de Prensa, Associate Director Eric L. Olson comments on the results of the first round of the Costa Rican presidential election and the implications for the second round.
Latin American Program in the News: "El Salvador Bond Yields Rise Most in Emerging Markets After Vote"Feb 04, 2014
This article about an increase in El Salvador's benchmark borrowing costs in the wake of the first round of the election quotes Cynthia J. Arnson, Latin American Program Director, about the role of social programs in the election.
Latin American Program in the News: "Analysts see Luis Guillermo Solís as a sign that politics as usual is (almost) over in Costa Rica"Feb 04, 2014
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about what the results of the first round of the presidential elections in Costa Rica mean for politics in the country.
Latin American Program in the News: "Presidential Elections in El Salvador and Costa Rica Are Headed for Runoffs"Feb 04, 2014
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.
Following the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, speakers Cristina Eguizábal, Manuel Torres y Rafael Piñeiro participated in this discussion with Club de Prensa's Julio Marenco. This interview is in Spanish.
In this interview with Club de Prensa's Juan Carlos Iragorri, Mauricio Vargas, who spoke at the Latin American Program's Elections in Latin America event, discusses the upcoming elections in Colombia. This interview is in Spanish.